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Daniel T. (Dan) Dougherty


Daniel T. (Dan) Dougherty is licensed to practice law in the state of New Mexico.


Attended the University of New Mexico School of Law and began practicing law in 2001.

Areas of legal emphasis:

In civil law, He has represented clients in family law cases to include divorces; defended medical device manufacturers and foreclosure clients; handled unemployment compensation, medical service denials; and Fish & Game issues before administrative bodies; and performs business transactions for corporate clients. He has also assisted in a class action suit and three cases before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, he has prepared all documents involved in complex litigation. He has tried cases before civil tribunals in Maryland and New Mexico.
As a criminal prosecutor, he prosecuted gun and gang crimes and became recognized Maryland-wide for his gang prosecutions. As a Deputy District Attorney in New Mexico, he served as an attorney supervisor and felony crimes prosecutor.


Dan served 23 years as both an Army and Air Force pilot.  He flew Army helicopters in Vietnam and Air Force cargo planes during Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  His final AF assignment was as Chief of the branch at the Air Force’s Safety Center conducting and managing aircraft accident investigations and associated AF-wide flight safety programs and supervising two Air Force regulations.