Vanessa E. Garcia


Vanessa E. Garcia is an associate in the Albuquerque office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Vanessa centers her practice on civil litigation, including civil rights, commercial, healthcare, and torts/personal injury litigation. She is currently handling personal injury cases, medical malpractice claims, municipal liability matters, contract disputes, employment disputes, and insurance coverage disputes.

Vanessa was born and raised in northern New Mexico and received her J.D. from University of New Mexico School of Law, where she graduatedcum laude. While attending law school, Vanessa was on the Honor Roll and Dean’s List and earned prestigious awards, including clinical honors and the Jerrold L. Walden Memorial Award, awarded to the law student demonstrating excellence in advocating for marginalized groups within the legal community.

Vanessa also has significant trial experience and was recognized by the New Mexico Bar Association in 2019 as the recipient of an advocacy excellence award.  

When she is not practicing law, Vanessa enjoys hiking and spending time with her family and her cat, Kevin. 


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University of New Mexico School of Law

Juris Doctor

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