About Us

Having practiced domestic relations law for 35 years, Joyce is widely regarded among her peers as one of the ​best attorneys in the field. Joyce was recognized and voted the top divorce attorney in New Mexico in 2019 by the Albuquerque Journals Readers’ Choice. During her career, Joyce has tried hundreds of domestic relations trials and has represented thousands of clients in all aspects of domestic relations proceedings including divorce, child custody, complex property division, child support, alimony, prenuptial agreements.​ Joyce has taught multiple continuing legal education courses regarding family and mental heal​​th law.


Throughout her career, Joyce has ​advocated for children and the mentally ill. She established ​organizations to provide quality legal representation for children in abuse and neglect cases as well as children and adults in psychiatric facilities. Prior to becoming a member of the New Mexico Bar, Joyce was a university psychology professor. These experiences provide her with unique insight into the dynamics at play​ in family law​ cases.

​Washington University, St. Louis (B.A. 1970)

Washington University, St. Louis (M.A. 1971)

University of New Mexico School of Medicine Psychiatry Rotation (1982)

University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D. 1983)​

Nate represents a wide-range of domestic relations clients in the areas of divorce, child custody, asset distribution, child support and spousal support, asset tracing and business valuation. He seeks the best possible outcome for his clients while minimizing cost and conflict and seeking to resolve the case as quickly as possible so that both parties may move on with their lives.


Nate is a native New Mexican and a 2003 graduate of UNM School of Law. Prior to entering private practice, Nate worked for ​United States ​Senator Pete Domenici and served as counsel to the United States Senate. Nate was a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives for four terms where he was elected by his colleagues to serve as both minority and majority floor leader.

Rhodes College (B​.​A​.​ 1998)

University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D. 2003)

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government (2017)