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Chelsea R. Green


Chelsea Green is a partner in the Roswell, New Mexico office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. Mrs. Green practices in the areas of general civil litigation and appeals, specifically focusing on insurance defense, employment and civil rights litigation and worker’s compensation defense.  Mrs. Green graduated with high honors from New Mexico State University in May 2005, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and a Minor in Marketing. She is a cum laude graduate from the Texas Tech University School of Law, where she received her Doctor of Jurisprudence in May 2008. From July 2008 to June 2009, Mrs. Green served as the judicial law clerk for the Fifth Judicial District Court of New Mexico. Mrs. Green is a member of the New Mexico State Bar and the Chaves County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New Mexico, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Mrs. Green as selected by SuperLawyers as a “Southwest Rising Star” in 2016 and 2017.


Areas of Practice


Professional experience

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Southwest Rising Star, 2016 – 2017

Past Employment

  • Fifth Judicial District Court of New Mexico, Law Clerk, 2008 – 2009



  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas

    • J.D. cum laude – May, 2008

  • New Mexico State University

    • B.S. – May, 2005

    • Major: Agribusiness

    • Minor: Marketing


Professional Associations and Memberships

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico

  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico State Bar, Member

  • Chaves County Bar Association, Member

  • Worker’s Compensation Association of NM, Member

Chelsea R. Green
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