Member Profile - Mark Caruso

Membership Level

Life Member


Caruso Law Offices, PC


[email protected]

Business Phone




4302 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, United States

Law School


Practice Area 1

Personal Injury

Practice Area 2

Election Law

Practice Area 3




Mark J. Caruso,  Caruso Law Offices, PC 4302 Carlisle Ne 87107 Albuquerque, NM 87107 (505) 883-5000 office   [email protected]    

Occupation/Current Employment: Attorney at Law (1982 to date) currently focusing on plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death litigation and commercial truck litigation.    

Licensures: State Bar of California (1982) and New Mexico (1987) and Arizona (2023), 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).     

Education: Pepperdine University Caruso 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 (1981-1984).      

Political and Government Employment: NM Retained Counsel, Donald J. Trump 14th Amendment, Section 3 Litigation, Castro v. Trump,  (2023-2024); NM Retained Counsel, Gun Owners of New Mexico on Second Amendment Litigation Against Governor Lujan-Grisham (2023-2024); Lead Attorney, NM Voter Integrity Committee of NM-GOP (2022); Retained Counsel, Donald Trump for President 2020, NM counsel for campaign in election lawsuit against NM Secretary of State (2020-2021); 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); New Mexico Massage Therapy Board (2016-2019); 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, Ronald Reagan for President, National Campaign Headquarters, Santa Monica, CA (1979-1980--part time employment during law school, drove press van in presidential motorcades).     

Memberships/Volunteer Activities: Member, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association; Member, American Association for Justice; Member, National Trial Lawyers; Member, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys; 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  AVVO Client Distinction Award;  Voter Integrity Volunteer Legal Advisor Donald Trump for President New Mexico (2020);  Legal Advisor, North Carolina Republican Party Statewide Elections Operation Center (2016); Legal Advisor, Nevada Voter Integrity Project (2012); Republican Lawyers Statewide Election Operations Center (2010);  New Mexico Republican Party Statewide Elections Operation Center (2010); Susana Martinez for Governor (2010); Scott Baird for Sheriff (2015);  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); Young Americans for Freedom (1979-1982); Congressman Bob Dornan for US Senate (1981-1982).     

References: Available upon request

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