Attorney Gonzalez graduated from Sandia High School in 1991 and did his undergraduate studies at the University of New Mexico in 2004. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with degrees in Journalism and Philosophy. Following this, he worked as a successful business manager before attending the UNM School of Law. There, he finished his law degree in 2009 and received accolades for trial and appellate advocacy as well as training in alternative dispute resolution.
Attorney Gonzalez is experienced in both negotiating resolutions out of court as well as litigating inside the courtroom. He is a regular speaker, trial coach, and CLE instructor at his alma mater, the UNM School of Law.
While in his third year of law school, attorney Gonzalez was awarded second place in the Hoffman Bioethics National Student Writing Competition. His paper entitled "Modern Medicine, Murder and the Mind: The Disparity between Advances in Medicine and the Current Criminal Law" was accepted for publication in the October-December 2009 issue of the Journal of Legal Medicine.
Currently, attorney Gonzalez lives in Albuquerque with his four-year-old daughter and their two dogs. In his spare time, he is an avid snowboarder, a fifth-degree black belt in Shotokan karate, and a former member of the US National Karate Team.
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
New Mexico Bar Association, Focusing on Workers' Compensation & Family Law
Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy™