Michelle A. Hernandez

Shareholder
Modrall Sperling Law Firm
P.O. Box 2168
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Phone: (505) 848-1813
Fax: (505) 848-1889
Email: mhernandez@modrall.com

Practice:
Ms. Hernandez is a shareholder and practices in the firm’s litigation department and her practice is concentrated in the areas of nursing home litigation and insurance defense.

Prior to joining Modrall, Sperling, Roehl, Harris & Sisk, P.A., Ms. Hernandez served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Baca, Senior Justice for the New Mexico Supreme Court.

Professional and Committee Activities:
Hispanic National Bar Association, 2009 Annual Convention Steering Committee and CLE Coordinator, Deputy Regional Vice President, New Mexico Bar Association 1997-Present, New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors 2005-Present , H. Vearle Payne American Inns of Court 2000-2004, University of New Mexico Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2003-2007, Treasurer 2005-2007, Awards Committee 2006-present, New Mexico First Town Hall, Recorder 1999 and Chief Recorder 2000, Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Leadership Conference (2005-2006) and Chair (2006-2007), International Association of Defense Counsel 2006-present, New Mexico Emerge Board of Directors 2007, Leadership Albuquerque Alumni Association, President, 2008-2009.

Honors:
Phi Beta Kappa; Scholarship Awarded for Pioneering Women in the Law, 1995; Who’s Who in American Law, Litigation Counsel of America Fellow.

Firm Committees:
Recruiting Committee 1999-2004, Paralegal Committee 2005, Technology Committee 2007-2008, Marketing Committee 2007-Present, Medical Practice Industry Group Chair 2008-present.

Education:
University of California at Los Angeles, Juris Doctor, 1997; University of New Mexico, B.A., Political Science, 1994, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.