Astrid Carrete

Associate, Santa Fe

Astrid Carrete is an associate attorney at the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. She is a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Ms. Carrete holds extensive experience in Supreme Court chambers, including those of New Mexico and Colorado. During law school, Astrid gained appellate experience in Justice David Thomson’s chamber at the New Mexico Supreme Court. Prior to joining the Hinkle team, Ms. Carrete served as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Colorado Supreme Court for Justice Maria E. Berkenkotter, where she specialized in the appellate process and a broad array of legal matters.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Antitrust/Competition
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Hospital Liability
  • Appeals

Past Employment

    • Colorado Supreme Court
      • Judicial Law Clerk for Justice Maria E. Berkenkotter (2021-2022)
    • New Mexico Supreme Court
      • Judicial Intern for Justice David Thomson (2020-2021)
    • New Mexico Law Offices of the Public Defender
      • Summer Law Clerk – Serious Violent Crimes (2020)
    • Fisher Phillips, LLP
      • Summer Associate (2019)

Honors and Awards

    • Outstanding Judicial Extern, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2020-2021)


    • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
      • Juris Doctor – 2021
      • Public Good Distinction
      • Latinx Law Students Association, Member
    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
      • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, magna cum laude – 2018
      • Bachelor of Arts, American Studies, magna cum laude – 2018
      • Phi Sigma Tau, International Honor Society in Philosophy, Member


    • English
    • Spanish

Bar Admissions

    • New Mexico, 2021

Professional Memberships

    • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
    • First Judicial Bar Association, Member
    • New Mexico LGBTQ Bar Association, Member