Julio C. Romero
  • Associate





Julio's practice focuses primarily on personal injury, civil rights, and insurance litigation. Julio graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law with Honors. During law school, Julio served on the Editorial Board of the New Mexico Law Review, and worked as a teaching assistant for first-year civil procedure classes and as a research assistant on consumer rights studies. Additionally, Julio received the Outstanding Clinical Law Student Award for his work with the University of New Mexico School of Law's Clinical Law Program and academic honors in legal writing and advocacy. Prior to joining the firm, Julio served as a judicial law clerk to Justice Edward L. Chávez of the New Mexico Supreme Court, and later began practicing as a civil litigation attorney.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Insurance Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2015


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: New Mexico Law Review, Student Articles Editor, 2012 - 2014
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: History
    • Minor: Chemistry

Published Works

  • A Gender-Neutral Reading of NM's UPA: Protecting NM Families Regardless of Sexuality (continuation of title in No. 1), 43 N.M.L.Rev. 567 (Fall 2013), 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Clinical Law Student, 2014
  • CALI Award for Legal Analysis II
  • New Mexico Law Review, Editorial Board
  • Arturo L. Jaramillo Law Clerk Fellow

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2016 to 2017
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2016 to 2017

Past Employment Positions

  • Butt Thornton & Baehr PC, Associate Attorney, 2015 to 2016
  • Justice Edward L. Chavez, New Mexico Supreme Court Law Clerk, 2014 to 2015


  • Spanish
  • English