Tiffany Oliver Leigh

Associate

Professional Curriculum Vitae

Tiffany Oliver Leigh is a Certified Family Law Specialist and has been with the firm since 2004. Tiffany is a skilled negotiator who seeks creative solutions both outside and inside the courtroom. Her knowledge and experience in multifaceted family law cases continually elevates the firm. Tiffany’s practice is focused on a wide array of family law cases including complex divorce cases involving business valuation, tax issues, property division, child custody, child support and prenuptial agreements.

In 2012, while serving as Chair of the New Mexico State Bar Association Family Law Section, Tiffany co-founded the Divorce Options Workshop, a monthly community outreach program designed to teach pro se litigants how to solve their family law issues without the need for court intervention. This program received the 2013 Outstanding State Bar Program Award. (Tiffany is likewise frequently called upon by the court to serve as a settlement facilitator in all types of family law cases by the State Bar of New Mexico.)

She speaks regularly at this and other continuing education seminars. In 2011, she received the Crest Award, an award given by the State Bar of New Mexico to the top young lawyer presentation.

Education

  • University of New Mexico – Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
  • University of New Mexico School of Law

Professional Qualification and Awards

  • New Mexico Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Trained Collaborative Attorney
  • State Bar of New Mexico Outstanding Program Award – 2013
  • State Bar of New Mexico Crest Award – 2011
  • National Association of Women Lawyer’s Award
  • Family Law Award and the Dean’s Award – University of New Mexico School of Law

Organizations

  • State Bar of New Mexico, Family Law Section Board Member
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Family Law Section Chair
  • Albuquerque Bar Association
  • New Mexico Women’s Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section
  • New Mexico Annual Collaborative Law Symposium Chair
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group
  • Albuquerque Collaborative Practice Group
  • Kiva Collaborative Family Law Group

 

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"Through the concept of collaborative counsel and armed with Tiffany's guidance, I was able to find dignified resolution." - L.T.

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