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  • Karen E. Wootton Member
  • Phone: 575-526-9695

Education:

  • Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 1990;
  • San Jose State University, Bachelor of Arts in English, 1986, with Great Distinction, and Departmental Honors; English Major of the Year 1986;

Work History

  • Carrillo Law Firm, P.C., Senior Attorney/Shareholder, April 2009 through February 2018.
  • Miller Stratvert,P.A., Attorney, 2006-2009; 2007-March 31, 2009, Director/Shareholder; 2003-2006, Associate.
  • Doña Ana County Attorney’s Office, Senior Assistant County Attorney, 2000-2003; Assistant County Attorney, 1998-2000.
  • Law Clerk, Hon. L. Smith, Federal Magistrate, U.S. District Court, September-December 1997.
  • Miller, Stratvert, Torgerson & Schlenker, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1993-1997.

Community Activities

  • Families & Youth, Inc., Board of Directors, 2008 to present; Vice-President, 2011-2015; President, 2015-present.
  • New Mexico Advocates for the Arts, Board, June 2020-present.
  • Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra Association, Board, May 2015-September 2019.
  • Groundwork Doña Ana County, Inc., Board, President, 2009-2015.
  • New Mexico Bar Real Property Section Board Member, 2011-2013.
  • Southern New Mexico Estate Planning Counsel, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2005-2006.
  • New Mexico Center for Civic Values, Mock Trial Program, Ten Year Participant Award.
Areas of Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Admission Details
  • 1993, New Mexico
  • 1990, California (inactive)
Associations & Memberships
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • State Bar of California (inactive)