Mary Moran Behm

Mary Moran Behm

Partner
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone:
505-858-8320
Fax:
505-858-8321
Email:

Ms. Behm devotes her practice to the defense of Medicare providers in a variety of practice areas, including but not limited to physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, CRNAS, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Ms. Behm has tried numerous trials in defense of her clients. She is a strong advocate and is a firm believer in the litigation process.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Medical Negligence / Malpractice Defense
  • 10% Professional Negligence Defense
  • 10% Health Law / Insurance

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2001

Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Outstanding Tort Scholar, 1999
    • Honors: Outstanding Advocacy Scholar, 1999
    • Honors: Advocacy Finalist, 1997
    • Honors: National Mock Trial Finalist, 1998
    • Honors: Dean's Award for Outstanding Contributions, 1999
    • Law Review: University of New Mexico Law Review, Case Note Editor, 1997 - 1999
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • B.S./B.A. cum laude - 1985
    • Major: Business Administration / Finance

Classes/Seminars

  • New Mexico Medical Records: A Review for Paralegals
  • Confidentiality of Medical Records
  • Discovery and Litigation
  • The Legal Implications of Health Care Delivery Systems and Managed Care, Health Law in New Mexico
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Women in the Courtroom, August 2010, 2012 and 2014
  • Adjunct Professor, Health Law, Evidence Trial Practice; Advanced Evidence Trial Practice , University of New Mexico, 2000 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Plastic Surgery Adminstration Association, Executive Board member, 1993 - 1996
  • New Mexico Speech Association, Secretary, 1994 - 1996
  • University of New Mexico, Adjunct, Health Law Moot Court Team, 2000
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Member
  • State Bar Health Law Committee, Member
  • New Mexico Women’s Bar, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • IADC, Member, 2012 - Present
  • DRI, Member, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • New Mexico Plastic Surgery, Practice Manager, 1990 - 1996
  • Muir Technical Institute, Computer Applications Instructor, 1989 - 1990
  • Citibank, Customer Services Supervisor, 1984 - 1987
  • Keleher & Mc Leod, Vice President/ Managing Director, 1999 - 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • High School Speech Association
  • Albuquerque Soccer League
  • Albuquerque Indoor Soccer League
  • University of New Mexico Law School
  • Health Law Student Mentor

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Alpha Delta