Charles J. Vigil LinkedIn

Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

Professional Experience:

Mr. Vigil is the President and Managing Director of the firm. He is a past President of the State Bar of New Mexico. Mr. Vigil practices in the Litigation Department in the areas of labor and employment law, commercial litigation, products liability and professional liability. He has jury and non-jury trial experience in both the state and federal courts, including the trials of breach of contract, Family and Medical Leave Act, disability, retaliation, Title VII, Unfair Practices Act and legal malpractice cases. Mr. Vigil has presented oral argument in the New Mexico Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Vigil has experience teaching seminars in employment law and wrongful termination. Mr. Vigil also advises and consults with personnel managers regarding issues of discipline, discharge, compliance with state and federal employment laws, including occupational health and safety laws, and the preparation and revision of personnel handbooks.

In March of 2013, the University of Michigan Law School presented Mr. Vigil with the J.T. Canales Distinguished Alumni Award. The J.T. Canales Award honors an University of Michigan Law School alum who has made a significant contribution to empowering the Latino community and who serves as a role model for the next generation of Latino lawyers and leaders.

Mr. Vigil is a co-author of the New Mexico Employment Law Desk Reference, Rodey Law Firm © 2010.

Professional Memberships & Activities:

· Past President, Board of Bar Commissioners, New Mexico State Bar Association (2005)

· Member, New Mexico Board of Bar Commissioners (1999-2006)

· Co-Chair, New Mexico Commission on Professionalism (2005)

· Chair and member of New Mexico Client Protection Fund Commission (2006, 2010)

· Member, New Mexico Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity

· Member, New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association

· Board of Directors, New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association (2011-2013)

· Member, Executive Council, National Conference of Bar Presidents (2005-2008) and Chair of Diversity Committee (2007-2008)

· American Bar Association (Labor Law Section)

· American Bar Association - Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability (2005-2008 and 2011-2014)

· State Bar of New Mexico Delegate to American Bar Association House of Delegates (2006-present)

· Albuquerque Bar Association

· H. Vearle Payne American Inn of Court (1999-2002)

· Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his experience and expertise in commercial litigation, product liability litigation-defendants and professional malpractice law

· Listed in Chambers & Partners-America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his experience and expertise in labor and employment law

· Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers-2007-2013 for his expertise and experience in employment and labor law

· New Mexico Business Weekly's Best of the Bar - 2009

· Has achieved highest Martindale-Hubbell rating

(505) 768-7377
Client Rating N/A help_info
Submit a client review

Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

  • Complex and Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Labor and Employment Law

 

Peer Rating

av

Overall Peer Rating

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
No feedback is available.
The individuals that have reviewed this lawyer have not provided any additional feedback.

Experience & Credentials

Position

President and Managing Director

Admission Details

Admitted in 1989, New Mexico, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S . District Court, District of New Mexico

Law School Attended

University of Michigan Law School
Class of 1989
J.D.

University Attended

University of New Mexico
Class of 1986
B.B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1964
Los Alamos, New Mexico, August 24, 1964

Contact Information

Phone

(505) 768-7377

Email

Send email to Charles J. Vigil


Office Information
Charles J. Vigil
President and Managing Director
 201 Third Street, N.W., Suite 2200,
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Loading...

Logo
Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A. (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

About Client Rating
About Peer Rating

Welcome to Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review, a new ratings service that allows you to view and provide feedback on a lawyer or law firm on service and relationship qualities such as Communication Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service, and Value for Money.

Determining a Rating

The Client Review Rating is determined through aggregation of validated responses. This compilation of Client Reviews translates to a numerical rating and associate descriptive term on a scale of 1 -5. 1 being lowest as "Rated" and 5 being highest as "Preeminent".

  • 4.5-5.0 Preeminent
  • 3.0-4.4 Distinguished
  • 1-2.9 Rated

Martindale-Hubbell uses a third-party resource to validate that the respondent is a living person, but cannot confirm the lawyer/client relationship, which in many cases is confidential. Clients must affirm that they are a client of the lawyer or firm identified for review at the time of the completed Client Review.

The Reviewers

Those who complete Client Reviews are clients of law firms who hired a lawyer within the last year, whose matter is not pending, and want to share their experience of that lawyer or law firm with other potential clients. Reviewers can be of any type from in-house counsel, corporate executives, small business owners to private individuals, and even sometimes another lawyer in a different jurisdiction.

Anonymity

Client Reviews are anonymous and reviewers' identities are not published; however a summary of basic demographics will be part of the display of responses.

Why do we collect demographics as part of the review?

Those who are researching a lawyer or law firm like to see that there are other clients who might be "like them". This is valuable information contributing to the decision-making process of hiring a lawyer.

Martindale-Hubbell's role

Martindale-Hubbell facilitates the process of Client Review by gathering responses, validating them and aggregating results for display online. The content of the responses are entirely from reviewers, the clients of the firm or lawyer.

It is important to note that Martindale-Hubbell does not undertake to develop Client Reviews for all firms and lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed unfavorably. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome and Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any review over which Martindale-Hubbell exercises no editorial review or control.