150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Virginia R. Dugan

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Atkinson & Kelsey, P.A.

Contact Information

Office
Ste. 2000
2155 Louisiana NE
Albuquerque NM 87110
Work (505) 883-3070
Fax (505) 889-3111


Practice State

New Mexico

Emphasis

Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation; Collaborative Law

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Education

BA:  State University of New York at New Paltz, English and Elementary Education

MA: University of New Mexico, English and Elementary Education

EdD: University of New Mexico, Educational Administration and Supervision

JD:  University of New Mexico Law School

Legal Organizations

State Bar of New Mexico, Bar Commissioner, Past President, 2007, President, 2006, President Elect 2005, Previous Vice President, 2004, Treasurer, 2003; American Bar Association, Family Law Section Chair Marital Property Committee, 2004-2007; Albuquerque Bar Association; Women's Bar of New Mexico, President 2004, VP 2003, Treasurer 2002; ABA Family Law Section, Co-Chair, Scope and Correlation Committee, 2008-2009, Member CLE Committee; State of NM Specialist in Family Law; American Bar Association Family Law Section Council Member 2011 to the present

Awards

Southwest Super Lawyer Designation,2007 to the present; "Best Lawyers in Albuquerque," 2006 to the present; Designated Family Law Specialist, New Mexico - 2002-present; AV Preeminent  Rating in Martindale-Hubbell;  Woman of Influence 2013 from Albuquerque Business First;  2011 Best of the Bar;  Family Law Attorney of the Year 2014 (Albuquerque)

CLE Presentations

" New Frontiers in Marital and Property Law in New Mexico," 2007; "Divorce Law in New Mexico," 2007; "How to Present a Hague Convention Case and Other Abduction Cases," 2007; "High Asset Cases; High Conflict Strategies: Low Asset Cases; High Conflict Strategies" 2007; "Opening Pandora's Box-Division of Unusual Assets", 2006; "The Hague Case", 2006; "Trusts: Creativity in Dividing Marital Property" 2003.

Author

" New Frontiers in Marital and Property Law in New Mexico," 2007; "Divorce Law in New Mexico," 2007; "How to Present a Hague Convention Case and Other Abduction Cases," 2007; "High Asset Cases; High Conflict Strategies: Low Asset Cases; High Conflict Strategies" 2007; "Opening Pandora's Box-Division of Unusual Assets", 2006; "The Hague Case", 2006; "Trusts: Creativity in Dividing Marital Property" 2003; "Alimony Guidelines", with Jon A. Feder, Family Advocate, 2003; "Alimony: Rose or Thistle; Getting to the Thorny Issues", American Journal of Family Law, 2004.

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