Kathleen M. Wilson

Albuquerque, Partner

Ms. Wilson is a Partner in the Albuquerque office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. She graduated from Saint Louis University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico in 1997.

Her practice areas include the defense of Medical Negligence cases including Hospitals and Healthcare Providers. Ms. Wilson defends Healthcare Providers in Professional Board Proceedings. She also defends clients in Premises Liability and Product Liability cases.

Ms. Wilson has been recognized as the 2020 Outstanding Civil Defense Lawyer by the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. 


  • Healthcare Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

Honors and Awards

Past Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Advanced Evidence & Trial Practice, UNM School of Law


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. – 1997
  • St. Louis University
    • B.A. cum laude – 1990


  • French

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New Mexico, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, President, 2006
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2000 – Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1997 – 2015
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2014 – Present
  • NM chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), President, 2018-2019
  • 2020 Outstanding Civil Defense Lawyer, New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (NMDLA)