Tiffany Oliver Leigh
Tiffany Oliver Leigh was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has many strong ties to the community. Tiffany attended the University of New Mexico on a Presidential Scholarship and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Immediately after receiving her Bachelor’s Degee, Tiffany was accepted to the University of New Mexico School of Law. While in law school, Tiffany focused her studies and training on Family Law. She was the Student Articles Editor and Manuscript Editor of the New Mexico Law Review, the Vice President of the Women’s Law Caucus, the law school’s representative for the Graduate Professional Student Association and the Student Faculty Liaison. In addition to participating in these organizations, Tiffany was on both the Dean’s List and the Honor Roll. While in law school, Tiffany also had the good fortune to be involved in an exchange program which allowed her to study law abroad at the Universidad de Guanajuato in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Upon graduation from law school, Tiffany received the National Association of Women Lawyer’s Award, an award given to an outstanding law graduate who has shown academic achievement, motivation, tenacity and drive; and shows promise to contribute to the advancement of women in society. She also received the Dean’s Award for significant contributions to the law school community and the Family Law Award.
In April 2005 Tiffany was admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico and became an associate of Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley, P.A. Her knowledge and experience in multifaceted family law cases continually elevates the firm. Tiffany’s practice is focused on complex divorce cases involving business valuation, tax issues, property division, child custody and prenuptial agreements.
Tiffany is likewise a trained Collaborative Attorney and is active in several Collaborative Divorce associations including the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group, the Albuquerque Collaborative Practice Group and the Kiva Collaborative Family Law Group. In order for other professionals to become collaboratively trained, Tiffany has served as the Annual Collaborative Law Symposium Committee Chair in both 2007 and 2008.
Tiffany is the Chair Elect of the New Mexico State Bar Association Family Law Section Board and has served as a board member since 2007. Tiffany is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Albuquerque Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association.