September 13, 2017

Faith Kalman Reyes

Faith Kalman Reyes has extensive litigation practice in the areas of employment law and litigation (representing employers), title insurance and land use, foreclosure, commercial litigation, contested probate matters, appellate law, and general civil litigation.

In her employment law practice, Ms. Reyes provides legal advice to employers, conducts investigations and employee interviews, responds to agency audits and charges, and represents employers in litigation.  

In her civil litigation practice, Ms. Reyes represents – both in trial courts and on appeal – non-profit organizations, their managers and boards; corporate and business entities; individuals in business, real estate, probate, commercial and insurance litigation; and lenders in foreclosure and related litigation and transactions.

She has presented seminars on the topics of employment law, roads and easements, boundary law, and legal ethics.

Practice Areas

  • Employment law
  • General civil litigation
  • Title insurance, Real Estate, and Land Use
  • Foreclosure litigation
  • General civil litigation
  • Appellate law
  • Probate litigation

Seminars and written presentations/publications:

  • Northern New Mexico Human Resources Association, “The National Labor Relations Act and its Application in a Non-Union Environment,” November 2016
  • Northern New Mexico Human Resources Association, “Banning the Box,” September 2016
  • National Business Institute, “Resolving Estate, Will and Trust Contests:  Contest Actions,” May 2013
  • National Business Institute, “Road and Access Law:  Researching and Resolving Common Disputes,” December 2011 (co-author)
  • National Business Institute, “Road and Easement Law from A to Z,” December 2010 (co-author)
  • The Federal Lawyer, “Technology Issues in the Workplace,” October 2000 (co-author)
  • “Preserving the Past:  Historic Preservation Regulations and the Taking Clause,” 34 Wash. U.J. Urb. & Contemp. L. 297 (1988)

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico
  • Tennessee (inactive)
  • Illinois (inactive)
  • District of Columbia bar application pending
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States  Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and Trial Bar

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Litigation and Employment Law Sections
  • New Mexico Bar Association
  • Defense Lawyer’s Association

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1988 (Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law; American Jurisprudence Award in Land Use Law)
  • B.A., The George Washington University, 1983 (Phi Beta Kappa, Special Honors in American Civilization)