About Angel

Angel's Pic 2013- Sun NewsAngel L. Saenz is from Los Angeles, California. He earned an undergraduate degree in psychology, and a Juris Doctorate from UCLA Law School in 1977. Mr. Saenz, who is bi-lingual, is licensed to practice law in New Mexico and has retired from practicing law in Arizona and California. He has practiced in a wide range of legal areas including criminal defense and domestic relations in Las Cruces, New Mexico since 1979. His practice has been limited to personal injury and wrongful death cases since 1987.

Mr. Saenz worked in legal aid in Arizona and New Mexico. He is active in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and has served as the minority delegate to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Saenz serves on the board of directors of the Hispanic Bar Association, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers’ foundation. Mr. Saenz is an original member of American Inns of Court in Las Cruces and the Trial Lawyers for Public Education.  He is recognized as an Advocate by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Saenz has also been named as one of the Best Lawyers in New Mexico in the Best Lawyers Journal.

Mr. Saenz has been awarded by his peers  the highest accolade in Martindale-Hubbell; an AV® rating. This rating is a confirmation that Mr. Saenz has achieved status as a highly respected, ethical member of the Bar.  It signifies that his legal abilities are of the very highest standard and that his professional ethics are unquestioned.

Angel Saenz resides in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He has two adult children, two granddaughters, and two grandsons.  He is an avid snow skier, enjoys boating at Elephant Butte Lake, and scuba diving.