Mark J. Caruso

Mark J. Caruso

Managing Partner
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Areas of Practice

  • Trucking Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982
  • New Mexico, 1987
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1983


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1979
  • Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science cum laude - 1979

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Rated
  • Better Business Bureau, A+ Rating
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award
  • AVVO, Client Distinction Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Member
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • NM Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) , Attorney Advisory Committee
  • New Mexico Foundation for Open Government , Member

Past Employment Positions

  • State Representative, New Mexico Legislature, Republican, Dist. 23 (1991-1995) House Committee Memberships (Judiciary, Consumer and Public Affairs and Labor) and Interim Legislative Committees (Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee and Workers Compensation Oversight Committee)
  • Chairman, New Mexico Municipal Boundary Commission (1988-1991) Member, (2011 to date)
  • Executive Director and Lobbyist, New Mexico Right to Work Committee and Oklahoma Freedom to Work Committee (1984-1986)
  • Campaign Manager, Boulter for U.S. Congress, (TX, 13th) (1983-1984)


  • Sigma Phi Epsilon