Steven Farber

Steven Farber

Steven G. Farber, Attorney at Law
  • Personal Injury, White Collar Crime, Medical Malpractice...
  • New Mexico
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Steven G. Farber is AV Rated in the distinguished Martindale Hubbell Law Directory (lawyer survey) for 35 years. He is also listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers top 100 attorneys in NM (Civil and and formerly Criminal as well). He has been selected for a lifetime achievement award from America's Top 100 Attorneys (NM). In personal injury, wrongful death, accident, and civil cases Mr. Farber vigorously pursues full compensation for the full amount of the harm suffered. Effective advocacy, thorough preparation, and professional dedication to his clients are hallmarks of Mr. Farber's law practice. Throughout his career, Mr. Farber has held governmental entities, government officials, police officials and officers accountable for their misconduct. Mr. Farber has been and is determined to seek vindication for his clients from businesses, insurers, and wrongdoers who cause harm so that his clients are as fully compensated for the harms they have suffered. Mr. Farber won a major civil rights case before the United States Supreme Court - Wilson v. Garcia - a case having national implications. Mr. Farber and a colleague freed an innocent man from a life sentence for a murder he did not commit and effectively sought compensation for the deprivation of civil rights. In white collar crime, drug, and criminal cases Mr. Farber carefully protects and defends the clients' rights. He has been a sole practitioner since 1978 with a substantial personal injury, wrongful death, serious accident, white collar crime, criminal and drug defense, professional license defense, and civil rights emphasis. Mr. Farber is actively involved in civic affairs and bar associations. Mr. Farber was an elected member of the Santa Fe City Council. He later served on the first Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Commission and then the Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Review Commission. He was the Chair of the New Mexico Supreme Court Board of Legal Specialization.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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Professional Experience
Lawyer
Steven G. Farber, Attorney at Law
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Assistant Attorney General - Special Prosecutions
Attorney General of New Mexico
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Acting District Public Defender - First Judicial District
Public Defender Department of New Mexico
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Assistant Defender
Defender Association of Philadelphia
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Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. (1972)
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Activities: Founder, People's Law School; Member, Board of Directors, Law Students Civil Rights Research Council
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Temple University
B.B.A. (1968) | Employment and Labor Relations
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Awards
100 Top Rated - New Mexico
National Trial Lawyers Association - 100 Top Rated - New Mexico
AV Rated - 35 Year Anniversary
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Lifetime Achievement Award
America's Top 100 Attorneys
Professional Associations
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Founding Member
Current
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NORML Legal Committee
Life Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Inn of Court
Master of the Bench
Current
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National Trial Lawyers Association - 100 Top Rated - New Mexico
100 Top Rated Lawyers
- Current
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New Mexico State Bar
Member
- Current
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New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
Chairman
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Website
Website
Contact & Map
Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Espanola, Rio Arriba, Las Vegas, San Miguel, Taos, Los Alamos, Raton, Chama, Bernalillo, and Northern New Mexico
323 Staab St
P.O. Box 2473
Santa Fe, NM 87504
USA
Telephone: (505) 988-9725
Fax: (505) 988-9250