Benjamin F. Feuchter

Benjamin F. Feuchter

Albuquerque, New Mexico
(505) 858-8320

Mr. Feuchter is a partner in the Albuquerque office of Hinkle Shanor LLP.  He graduated cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1999 after serving as Editor-in-Chief of the New Mexico Law Review, and is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.  He assists clients with in complex and sensitive tort, business, and property issues, and is considered to be a leading attorney in the emerging New Mexico medical cannabis industry.  He is an accomplished legal writer, and serves on the board of several community organizations, including Share Your Care Adult Day Services and the Center for Civic Values.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Copyright and Trademark

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% 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, 2002


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: New Mexico Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1998 - 1999
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1996
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Home Alone: Why New Mexico Doesn't Award Presentence Confinement Credit for House Arrest, New Mexico Law Review Vol. 28, Issue 3, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Contribution to Legal Scholarship, NM Law School, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
  • New Mexico State Bar Client Relations Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Albuquerque City Attorney's Office, Law Clerk, May, 1997 - August, 1997
  • New Mexico Engineering Research Institute, Document Librarian, April, 1994 - August, 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Mexico State Bar Young Lawyer's Division, Homeless Legal Clinic, 1999