Yarithza Peña

Associate, Santa Fe

Yarithza Peña is an associate attorney at the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. She is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law. Prior to joining the Hinkle team, Ms. Peña gained experience in housing law by providing advice to individuals regarding landlord-tenant disputes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. During law school, Ms. Peña also gained experience in trial practice, criminal law, family law, and various immigration law matters.

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Past Employment

    • New Mexico Immigrant Law Center
      • Pro Se Affirmative Services Legal Assistant (2022)
    • First Judicial District Attorney’s Office
      • Summer Law Clerk (2021)
    • New Mexico Legal Aid
      • Statewide Intake Unit Law Clerk (2020 – 2021)


    • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
      • Juris Doctor – 2022
      • Community Lawyering Clinical Law Student
      • Mexican American Law Student Association, Vice President
      • Women’s Law Caucus, Vice President
    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
      • Bachelor of Arts, Criminology, summa cum laude – 2019
      • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, summa cum laude – 2019
      • ASUNM, Associate Justice


    • English
    • Spanish

Bar Admissions

    • New Mexico, 2022