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Rudolph B. Chavez Attorney At Law serves clients throughout the Albuquerque metropolitan area and Bernalillo County in both criminal and civil matters. We bring a wealth of knowledge, skills, and resources to your case, whether it involves a criminal charge, personal injury claim, or real estate issue or dispute. Our firm is dedicated to providing you with the comprehensive legal help you need when facing the daunting prospect of the criminal or civil court system. 

Attorney Rudy Chavez

Rudy Chavez served as an Assistant County Attorney from 1989 to 1993. He focused on labor and employment law, handling grievances and litigation. He also advised on risk management, risk assessments, litigation, case settlements, etc. 

Rudy started his own firm in 1993, which is still in operation today. His 40+ year career handling thousands of cases has given him abundant experience, skills, and professional relationships, enabling him to find effective and efficient resolutions to civil and criminal issues.

Rudy’s reputation is based on his firm grasp of the court system’s ins and outs. He is known for his professionalism and integrity. He and his team take pride in the positive feedback they have earned for their services. Clients know he is willing to go the extra mile to give them the representation they deserve in their time of need. 

Rudy’s current services are reliable and affordable. He is committed to legal excellence and never settles for mediocrity in advocating for his clients. His passion for helping others as a legal representative forms the foundation of his legal practice. 

Attorney Bio

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico


  • J. D. - The University of Michigan (1981)
  • B.A. - The University of New Mexico (1977)

Awards & Certificates

  • Certified Contract Advisor – National Football League Players Association
  • Institute of Applied Management and Law, Certificate Labor Relations Law
  • National Registry of Who’s Who in America, 2000 Edition
  • Certificate in Employee Relations Law, 1991
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1987-1988
  • Member of the New Mexico State Bar, Admitted to practice in the 10th Circuit
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who American Law Lifetime Member, 2006
  • Board of Directors, Gildan New Mexico Bowl 1997 – Present
  • Honorary Alumni Letterman 2013 – UNM Letterman’s Association
  • Top 50 DWI Attorneys State of New Mexico, Recognized by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC
  • Client Distinction Award 2015 – Martindale-Hubbell, Lawyers.com
  • Tom Popejoy Society University of New Mexico
  • Jaime Koch Distinguished Service Award 2017 for tireless dedication and service to Lobo Athletics
  • MVP Lobo Club Fund Drive 1993, 1994
  • Rookie of the Year Lobo Club Fund Drive 1985 (raised more new money than any Rookie Fund Drive worker to that point)
  • Cherry Blazer for raising over $25,000 new money in 1993
  • Honorary Letterman Awarded 2013

You can reach Rudolph B. Chavez Attorney At Law online or at (505) 390-7650 for a free case review. 

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Why Clients Trust Us
  • Client-Centered Approach
    Your voice matters in your defense, and we ensure it is heard through a collaborative planning process. By involving you in every decision, we help achieve the best possible outcome together.
  • Compassionate Defense
    We fight for your rights with empathy and understanding, treating each case with the care it deserves.
  • Decades of Experience
    With over 40 years of legal experience, Attorney Chavez brings unparalleled knowledge to your defense.
  • Affordable Representation
    No one should be without legal help due to financial constraints. He offers flexible payment options to make sure you receive the defense you deserve.
  • Free Consultations Available
    Get started on your case with a free consultation today. We are here to provide the initial guidance you need without any cost to you.
  • Hablamos Español
    We are fluent in Spanish, ensuring clear and effective communication for all our clients.

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