New Mexicans are special.
Those of us who call the Land of Enchantment home are highly entrepreneurial and often have small businesses or unusual assets. We have strong family ties. Our firm is deeply rooted in this state and we are attuned to the unique needs of the people here.
Our approach is one of respect and caring. Death can be quite devastating to families. The depth of our experience enables us to prepare our clients for this eventuality and guide them to outcomes that make financial sense, as well as sense for their family.
Sun Valley Center
320 Osuna Rd NE
Unit G4, Box 15
Albuquerque, NM 87107
2117 E., 20th Street
Farmington, NM 87401
Kenneth C. Leach, Attorney
For more than 40 years, Ken has maintained his own practice, enabling him to be uncompromising about his client-focused approach. In addition to his strong client base in Albuquerque, Ken frequently travels throughout the state to serve smaller cities and more remote areas of New Mexico.
Fellow: The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
Member: University of New Mexico Law School Alumni Association (President, 1992); Albuquerque Bar Association; New Mexico Estate Planning Council; Southern New Mexico Estate Planning Council; The New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, An Agency of the Supreme Court of New Mexico; Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate Law Specialty Committee; San Juan College Foundation Board; Member of Board of Trustees of Albuquerque Community Foundation; United Way of Central New Mexico Planned Giving Committee
Past Member: University of New Mexico Foundation Board (1995-2003); Gift Acceptance Committee, UNM Foundation (Chairman of Committee, 2000)
Recognitions: Selected for 19 consecutive years (1996-2015) for listing in the prestigious “The Best Lawyers in America” publication (Trust & Estates section); Received the Excellence in Charitable Gift Planning Award for 2006, awarded by the Albuquerque Community Foundation; Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico advisor of the year for 2013
Sara M. Bonnell, Attorney
Sara has been an attorney since 2004. Her focus is estate planning, business succession planning and estate and trust administration. She was previously a special education teacher, giving her a unique combination of patience, kindness, and knowledge.
Member: American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate & Trust Section), State Bar of New Mexico (Real Property, Probate & Trust Section), Albuquerque Bar Association, NM Estate Planning Counsel, Board of the New Mexico Ballet Company.
Paralegals and Legal Secretaries
Our paralegals have more than 30 years of experience in estate planning, probate, real estate and business law.
Marilyn A. Marsh, Paralegal
Susan A. McEntee, Paralegal
Donna R. Sowers, Paralegal (Farmington Office)
Sabrina M. Durr, Paralegal
Michelle Martinez, Legal Secretary