Ms. Priest is an “AV Preeminent” rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubble. She is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico and received her Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico. She is admitted to practice in all states courts in New Mexico as well as the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Priest has been named one of New Mexico’s top litigators by the American Society of Legal Advocates. She is a member of the New Mexico Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, the Defense Research Institute and the American Society of Legal Advocates.
Ms. Priest practices in the areas of insurance defense, professional negligence, medical malpractice defense, oil field injury litigation, natural gas plant accidents, products litigation, premises liability, bad faith and construction litigation.
Ms. Priest’s represented clients include Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Travelers, USAA, ACE Amtrust Group, Republic Insurance, Albertsons, LLC, Brotherhood Mutual, Tribal First and Zurich North America.
Chavez v. Desert Eagle, et al., 141 N.M. 116, 151 P.3d 77 cert. denied, 141 N.M. 164, 152 P.2d 151
Rodriguez v. Del Sol shopping Center, et al., 2014-NMSC-014, 326 P.3d 465
Great American Insurance Company of New York v. Western States Fire Protection Co., 730 F.Supp.2d 1308, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129168