Monthly archive October 2016

The Scope of Authority of a District Attorney is the Focus of Argument at the Tenth Circuit

The case of Stanley v. Gallegos, USDC 1:11-CV-01108, was argued before the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on September 21, 2016.  The Hatcher Law Group represents the District Attorney for the Eighth Judicial District, New Mexico, which includes Colfax County, Donald Gallegos.   On August 24, 2011, Mr.…  Read more ›

Hatcher Law Group Wins Significant Summary Judgment for the Defense in a Claim Filed Under the New Mexico Whistleblower Protection Act

On October 3, 2016, District Judge Jennifer Attrep granted summary judgment to the Defendants in Gabrielle Kneale v. New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, D-101-CV-2013-03095, filed in the First Judicial District, County of Santa Fe.  Plaintiff, Ms. Kneale, worked as a grievance officer within the juvenile sexual offenders unit at CYFD’s Camino Nuevo facility…  Read more ›