James J. Widland

James J. Widland

Director

Contact

500 Marquette NW, Suite 1100, 87102
P.O. Box 25687
Albuquerque, NM 87125-0687

Phone: (505) 842-1950

Fax: (505) 243-4408

Email: jwidland@mstlaw.com

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Mexico
  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, J.D., cum laude
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, B.A.

Professional Associations

  • Albuquerque Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Mexico Bankers Association

Published Works

  • "Small Business Succession Planning: Making the Most of the Family’s Golden Goose," New Mexico Business Journal, Vol. 30, No. 12, December 2006
  • "Selling the Family Business: A 10-Step Guide to Avoid Stress," Business Law Today, Vol. 14, No. 5, May/June 2005
  • "How to Protect the Purchaser of Small Business Assets," Practical Lawyer, July 1986

Awards and Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2017 Lawyer of the Year, Albuquerque Litigation-Banking and Fincance
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law & Litigation-Banking and Finance
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law & Litigation-Banking and Finance, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Albuquerque Banking & Finance Law
  • Best Lawyers in America, honored since 2008 in Banking and Finance Law and Corporate Law, and honored since 2011 in Litigation - Banking and Finance Law
  • New Mexico Business Lawyer of the Year, 2006