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Glenn Smith Valdez

Glenn Smith Valdez

New Mexico's Best, Highest Rated, Most Experienced Traffic Ticket Lawyer
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Colorado, New Mexico
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With 25 years of courtroom experience and thousands of successful results, I am the lawyer you need when you are facing traffic charges in New Mexico. I have over 875 Five Star Google reviews because I fight hard and get great results for my clients.

Practice Area
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Additional Practice Areas
  • Reckless Driving, Careless Driving and Other Traffic Misdemeanors
  • Serious Traffic Violations
  • Commercial Driver's Representation (CDL)
  • Warrants
  • License Suspensions
  • Free Consultation
    Our staff will complete an intake with every potential client and Mr. Valdez personally reviews each intake - clients are then given pricing, case analysis and likely outcomes.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept most Credit and Debit Cards.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New Mexico
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  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Glenn Smith Valdez
- Current
Adjunct Professor (Mock Trial)
University Of New Mexico School Of Law
United States Marine Corps
University of New Mexico School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Criminal Law; Trial Practice
Honors: 1996 Award for Excellence in Criminal Defense
Activities: ATLA National Mock Trial Team NACDL National Mock Trial Team
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University of New Mexico
B.A. (1992)
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Award for Excellence in Criminal Defense
University of New Mexico School of Law
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
BV Rated
Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar  # 29140
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
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New Mexico State Bar  # 8740
- Current
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New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Websites & Blogs
Glenn Smith Valdez Traffic Ticket Website
Glenn Smith Valdez Traffic Ticket Website Profile
Legal Answers
8 Questions Answered
Q. I got a street racing ticket and so did the guy I was racing, everyone else was racing around us too. Can I fight it?
A: Yes you can, and yes you should. A ticket like this has big consequences and keeping it off your driving record should be a priority. A Traffic Lawyer would be a big plus in dealing with this situation. -Glenn Smith Valdez
Q. i Got pulled over with my learners permit and I have to go to court by a certain date. What’s going to happen ?
A: Get your provisional and go to court. Negotiate with the officer and ask him or her tax agree to a deferred sentence. You will pay court costs but if you get the deferred sentence And don’t get any tickets for 90 days your record will remain clean.
Q. I'm a cdl driver and had a different do to wind and getting charged with careless driving what should I do
A: When a careless driving charge involves a crash, the cases are more complicated and difficult to deal with. Sometimes that complication can be used by a good attorney to help win the case. A great attorney will request all of the discovery, witness statements, video, crash reports. They will review everything and determine what the best possible outcome is. It may be a plea to a reduced charge such as failure to maintain a traffic lane, or it may be that the best solution is to go to trial and hope for a victory. Whatever happens a great attorney will get the client the best possible result, and do everything they can to protect their drivers license and record. This is a serious charge for a CDL holder. Get yourself an experienced traffic lawyer as soon as possible.
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Glenn Smith Valdez
1650 Camino Del Valle SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Telephone: (505) 877-8787
Fax: (505) 212-0091
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