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Member Profile

Mr. Mark J. Caruso

Caruso Law Offices, PC
State Representative, New Mexico Legislature 1991-1995
Regular Member
4302 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Phone: 505-883-5000
Fax: 505-883-5012
Web Site:

Law School: Pepperdine University School of Law (1982)

Practice Areas:

Mark J. Caruso
Caruso Law Offices, PC

4302 Carlisle Ne 87107 Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 883-5000 office

Occupation/Current Employment:
Attorney at Law (1982 to date) currently focusing on plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death litigation
Expert witness in legal malpractice suits for diet drug litigation

State Bar of California (1982) and New Mexico (1987)
United States District Court, New Mexico (1988), Central District of California (1983), Southern District of California (1995) and Northern District of California (1995)
United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit (1983) and 10th Circuit (1987)

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA. JD, honors (1982)
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. BS in Business Administration, honors (1979)
National College of Advocacy (1988)
Honor Board, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA (1979-1982)
American Jurisprudence Awards, Administrative Law and Labor Law (1980-1981)
Youth Leadership Institute (1981)

Political and Government Employment:

Mark J. Caruso (cont.)

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)
Law Clerk, Federal Trade Commission, Los Angeles, CA (1981-1982, part time paid employment during law school)
Staff Member, Ronald Reagan for President, National Campaign Headquarters, Santa Monica, CA (1980, part time paid employment during law school)

Memberships/Volunteer Activities:
Member, 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
Martindale-Hubbell BV Rated
Member, Republican National Lawyers Association
Member, Better Business Bureau, A+ Rating
Attorney Advisory Committee, NM Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)
Member, New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award

Mark J. Caruso (cont.)

AVVO, Client Distinction Award
RNLA, Legal Advisor, North Carolina Republican Party Statewide Elections Operation Center (2016)
RNLA, Legal Advisor, Nevada Voter Integrity Project (2012)
Republican Lawyers Statewide Election Operations Center (2010)
RNLA, New Mexico Republican Party Statewide Elections Operation Center (2010)
Susana Martinez for Governor (2010)
Scott Baird for Sheriff (2015)
Member, Legacy Church, Albuquerque (2007 to date)
Founder, New Mexicans for Term Limits (1990-1994) Primary legislative sponsor of first term limits constitutional amendment in New Mexico Legislature (1991)
University of New Mexico Lobo Club (1990 to date)
Alternate Delegate, Republican National Conventions (1988 and 1992)
Sandoval County Chairman, George Bush for President (1988)
NM Free Enterprise Advocates, Platinum Award (1986)
Young Republicans, Pepperdine University School of Law (1979-1982)
College Republicans, Pepperdine University (1975-1979)
Vice President, Student Government Association, Pepperdine University (1978-1979)

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