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Mark D. Trujillo

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2025 Rio Grande Boulevard NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

Mark D. Trujillo grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico and graduated cum laude in 1993 with a Bachelor’s of Arts dual degree in Political Science/Law & Society.  After graduation, he attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, in Kansas City, Missouri.  While in law school, Mr. Trujillo worked as a law clerk for the Department of Veteran Affairs and was a member of the Moot Court Team, which actively competed in several competitions.  He graduated law school, with honors, in 1996.

From 1996-1998, Mr. Trujillo worked as an Assistant District Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District, the largest district in the State of New Mexico.  As an Assistant District Attorney, he served as lead, or co-counsel, for both felony and misdemeanor jury trials, supervised a junior attorney, investigator and administrative staff.

In 1998, Mr. Trujillo received his commission as a JAG officer in the United States Air Force.  While serving in the Air Force, Mr. Trujillo served as a judge advocate attorney representing the U.S. government and providing advice and counsel to supervisors and commanders on a wide spectrum of legal issues encompassing employment, contracts, Federal tort claims, criminal justice and legal assistance to an eligible population of active duty, retired personnel and dependents.  Mr. Trujillo served seven years in the Air Force and was selected to the rank of Major and was honorably discharged in 2005.

Before joining the Branch Law Firm, Mr. Trujillo worked for and directed all aspects of litigation for various insurance defense firms that included in-house trial counsel for a large national insurance company.  For more than eight years he was intricately involved in the litigation of complex personal injury claims that encompassed mediations, binding arbitrations and jury trials.

Mr. Trujillo joined the Branch Law Firm in 2013.  Mr. Trujillo practices in the fields of pharmaceutical litigation, personal injury, premises liability, and medical malpractice.

Education

J.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City, 1996

B.A. , New Mexico State University, 1993

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New Mexico Supreme Court, 1996
United States District Court, District of New Mexico, 1996
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1996
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1998
United States Supreme Court , 2007