Christopher Saucedo, a founding attorney of SaucedoChavez P.C., is an experienced trial attorney as well as a shareholder for the firm. His dedication and extensive knowledge in his practice are his top priority. This is apparent through his work of tried cases in federal and state courts, and his opportunity to argue cases before the Tenth Circuit and New Mexico Supreme court. He also takes pride in his involvement in election law litigation. Prior to joining SaucedoChavez P.C., Saucedo was a shareholder with Silva, Saucedo and Gonzales P.C. He also had the opportunity to be an associate with Peifer, Hanson & Mullins; with Browining & Peifer, P.A.; and with Gaddy Law Firm.
Christopher Saucedo began his career through his education and Bar admissions. He graduated from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces in 1994 where he received his BBA. He then went on to attend law school at University of New Mexico, and graduated in 1998 receiving his J.D. He was admitted into the State Bar of New Mexico in 1998. Christopher Saucedo was also admitted into the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico during the year of 1999. He then went on to be admitted into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in 2004. In 2008, Chris was admitted into the Texas State Bar, following this he was admitted into the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division, in 2011.
Christopher is committed to giving back. He performs extensive pro bono service throughout the community. A passionate college sports fan, Christopher also enjoys golf, fishing, traveling with this family, and trying local cuisines.
- Severe personal injury
- Employment law
- Insurance and commercial litigation
- JD, University of New Mexico, 1998
- BBA, New Mexico State University in Las Cruces in 1994
- Admitted, State Bar of New Mexico, 1998
- Admitted, Texas State Bar, 2008
- Admitted, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, 1999
- Admitted, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2004
- Admitted, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division, 2011
Throughout his career, Chris has been involved with many professional associations which includes being Chairman of the Standing Committee on Election Law for the American Bar Association (2017-2018). Additionally, he was President of the Albuquerque Bar Association in 2014 and was involved with Republican National Lawyers Association and the Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. Chris takes great pride in his position as serving President of the Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, from 2012 to present day. One of his many accomplishments also includes being appointed by Governor Martinez to serve on the Board of Regents for Mexico State University in 2018. His accolades include AV Peer Review Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubbell. He also received Super Lawyers for 7 consecutive years, and was among the top 5% of Practicing Attorneys in the State.
When Chris isn’t hard at work in his practice he is committed to giving back. He performs extensive pro bono services throughout the community. He is also passionate about College sports, playing golf and fishing. He finds enjoyment in traveling with his family and getting to immerse himself in the local cuisines each new place has to offer.