A Plaintiff's Only Personal Injury Firm

Albuquerque: 505-332-1800

Toll Free: 1-888-298-1180

Fax: 505-271-1888

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Our Team

Attorney Ted Barudin

Ted Barudin has been a practicing attorney since 1981 and throughout his practice has continuously represented individuals and families harmed due to the carelessness and negligence of others. A 1981 graduate of the Franklin Pierce Law Center, (now known as the University of New Hampshire Law School), Concord, New Hampshire, Mr. Barudin served as a law clerk for the New Hampshire State Courts where one of the trial judges was David Souter, who subsequently became an appellate judge for the First Circuit Court of Appeals and later was appointed as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Barudin is licensed in the courts of Massachusetts, New Mexico, the United States District Court for New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Barudin is also licensed in the Navajo Nation Courts, the Hopi Courts, the Zuni Courts, and the Pueblo of Isleta Courts. Mr. Barudin also earned a Master of Arts in Elementary School Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was an elementary school teacher for five years prior to attending law school.

Mr. Barudin is a Board Member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the past Treasurer. He is the Window Rock Commissioner for the Navajo Nation Bar Association. Mr. Barudin has received the top peer lawyer rating from Martindale-Hubbell individually. He is rated as an “av” attorney as well as the Firm rated as “av”.

Mr. Barudin is a member of the following Courts and associations:

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • State Bar of New Mexico (No. 121)
  • Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Courts of the Navajo Nation
  • Hopi Tribal Courts
  • New Mexico Bar Association
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice (Formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Past Editor – AAJ Federal Tort Section

Mr. Barudin has received the following awards and recognitions:

  • Navajo Bar Association-Bar Commissioner (Window Rock District – 1996 to present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell "a/v" rating, 1992
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1990-1991
  • Boys' Club of New Mexico, Juvenile Justice Award, 1983
  • New Mexico Boys Ranch Recipient of Award for Outstanding Assistance to Navajo Youth, 1983
  • Law Students' Civil Rights Research Council National Scholarship Recipient, 1980
  • Who's Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities, 1972
  • Superlawyer for 2012 and 2013

Tracy Kjelland - Medical Legal Associate

Tracy Kjelland is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Writing from the University of New Mexico in 2003.  She has several years of experience in the medical, case management, and workers compensation industries, working with nurses, physicians, attorneys, and and insurance adjustors since 2001.  Ms. Kjelland joined the Barudin Law Firm as a Medical Legal Associate in 2013.

Ann Barudin - Office Manager

Ann Barudin is a graduate from the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico with an Associates of Arts Degree in Museum Studies, and a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a B.A. in American Studies. Ms. Barudin is the Office Manager responsible for the day to day operation and management of the Barudin Law Firm and has been the Office Manager since 1999.

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“Legal help is a phone call away!”

Contact us for your free consultation:
Albuquerque: (505) 332-1800
Toll Free NM/AZ: (888) 298-1180
Fax: (505) 271-1888
Office Hours Monday thru Friday: 8:00-4:00