Lawson H. Stiff

Lawson H. Stiff, Associate

Lawson H. Stiff, Associate

Phone: (505)243-5755
Lawson H. Stiff earned his J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2021, graduating cum laude. Mr. Stiff served as an editor for the New Mexico Law Review and was the A.H. McLeod Award recipient in 2021 for his demonstrated interest and skill in advocacy. Mr. Stiff is licensed to practice law in the State of New Mexico and in the U.S. District Court of New Mexico.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stiff clerked with two prominent law firms in Albuquerque and served as a research assistant to Professor Ted Occhialino. Mr. Stiff has been with Stiff, Garcia & Associates, LLC since September of 2021.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2021
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, NM, 2021, J.D.
  • Cum laude
  • New Mexico law Review
  • A.H. McLeod Prize award winner
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2016, B.A. History

Community Service

  • Coach, Gene Franchini High School Mock Trial Program, 2021 to present


  • Contributor to NMLR

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