Trish L. Payne

Trish L. Payne

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ms. Payne is an Associate in the Albuquerque office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. She graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2006 with a Bachelor of University Studies. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2013. Ms. Payne served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable M. Monica Zamora at the New Mexico Court of Appeals in Albuquerque New Mexico from 2013 through 2017.

Her practice areas include the defense of Medical Negligence cases including Hospitals and Healthcare Providers as well as the defense of premises liability cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Healthcare Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2017


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D.
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Major: B.U.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association Editorial Board, Member, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • New Mexico Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 2013 - 2017