Clark, Jones & Pennington, Attorneys at Law, LLC

Clark, Jones & Pennington, Attorneys at Law, LLC

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law & Civil Litigation Law Firm Serving Santa Fe and Beyond

Firm Overview

Your tour guide through New Mexico's legal landscape
Life much like the geography of New Mexico itself, where arid desert runs into snow-capped mountains can be unpredictable. When you are confronted with an obstacle that threatens your freedom, safety or peace of mind, you need qualified legal counsel you can rely on to protect your rights. That counsel is Clark Jones Pennington, LLC.

Established in 2005, our Santa Fe law firm comprises attorneys two of whom boast BV Distinguished Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell for their professionalism and ethics with more than 42 years of combined experience. Our attorneys' unwavering dedication to justice, integrity and compassionate service enables us to successfully help our clients with problems pertaining to:
-Criminal defense
-Personal injury
-Family law
-Civil litigation

Driven by fairness for all
At Clark & Jones, LLC, we firmly believe in the fair treatment of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity or station, and are proud of our diverse client base. We regularly work with the state's thriving Hispanic population and have Spanish-speaking staff for our clients whose first language is not English. We also frequently try cases in the tribal courts on behalf of our Native American clients.

Committed to success. Committed to you.
Clark & Jones, LLC works tirelessly to efficiently and effectively resolve your criminal defense, personal injury, family law or civil litigation matter. From offices in Santa Fe, we are committed to serving clients throughout New Mexico, specifically in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Los Alamos counties. Call the firm today at 505.820.1825 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. There is a parking lot on site for our clients' convenience. Hablamos espaol.
Main Office
Main Office
1320 Paseo de Paralta
Santa Fe   NM  87501
Phone
  • 505-820-1825
Websites
Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law & Civil Litigation Lawyers in NM
A criminal charge does not mean you don't have rights
When you are arrested, you are likely experiencing many things horror, confusion, embarrassment, helplessness and especially fear about how this will affect the rest of your life. Even when it seems like the odds are stacked against you, it is important to remember that you still have rights. The attorneys at Clark Jones Pennington, LLC are with you every step of the way to protect those rights and help you achieve the best result possible when you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor, such as:
-Drunk driving DUI/DWI
-Assault and battery
-Homicide
-Sexual assault
-Burglary and theft
-White collar crime

We focus on getting you compensated while you focus on healing
The devastation and heartache that a personal injury can wreak on the lives of you and your family is undeniable. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of someone else, you need a compassionate attorney to advocate for your best interests so you can get back to living the most productive and enjoyable life possible. The team at Clark Jones Pennington, LLC has the acumen and resources necessary to fight for the compensation to which you are entitled. Among the injuries we handle are those involving:
-Auto accidents
-Slip and fall accidents
-Medical malpractice
-Unsafe products

A heartfelt but assertive approach to family law
Family law is often considered the most heart-wrenching area of the legal system. When concern for your family's well-being has you feeling stressed and overwhelmed, the lawyers of Clark Jones Pennington, LLC ease your transition from one phase of your life to the next by listening closely to your needs then zealously representing them in court or at the negotiation table. Our family law attorneys provide counsel in a wide range of issues, including:
-Divorce
-Child custody and support
-Alimony
-Adoption

Honest assistance with civil litigation
A civil dispute can disrupt your life or hinder the smooth operation of your business. Clark Jones Pennington, LLC provides straightforward answers to your questions and helps you set realistic expectations to get you back on track. Whether through litigation or settlement, our attentive attorneys assist you in obtaining a favorable outcome in your civil matter, which may include:
-Torts
-Breach of contract
-Property damage
-Insurance claims

Mike Jones

Practice areas
-Criminal defense
-Civil litigation
-Divorce
-Constitutional law
-Administrative law
-Real estate

Admitted
-U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2002
-Ohio, 1997
-New Mexico, 1996

Education
-J.D., University of Toledo, 1996
-B.A., Political Science, Miami University, 1993

Professional associations and memberships
-State Bar of New Mexico
-First Judicial District Bar Association

Accolades
BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Born
July 30, 1970 in Wauscon, Ohio
Education
  • University of Toledo
    Juris Doctorate

Thomas M. Clark

Practice areas
-Criminal defense
-Civil rights
-Personal injury
-Automobile accidents and injuries

Admitted
-U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 1997
-New Mexico, 1995
-Arkansas, 1993

Education
-J.D., University of Arkansas, 1993
-B.A., Westminster College, 1989

Professional associations and memberships
-Arkansas Bar Association
-First Judicial District Bar Association
-State Bar of New Mexico
-New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-Oliver Seth American Inn of Court

Accolades
BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Languages
Spanish

Born
March 27, 1967 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Education
  • University of Arkansas
    Juris Doctorate

Matt C. Clarke

Practice areas
-Assault and battery
-Burglary
-Criminal conspiracy
-Criminal defense
-Criminal forfeiture
-Criminal fraud
-Driver's license suspension
-Driving under the influence/driving while intoxicated
-Felonies
-Forgery
-Hit and run
-Misdemeanors
-Parole and probation
-Search and seizure
-Sex crimes
-Sexual assault
-Shoplifting
-Theft
-Stalking
-Traffic violations
-Vehicular homicide
-Weapons charges
-Child abuse and neglect

Admitted
New Mexico, 2007

Education
-J.D., University of New Mexico, 2007
-B.A., Political Science, George Washington University, 2002

Born
Scottsdale, Arizona
Education
  • University of New Mexico
    Juris Doctorate

Elden A. Pennington

Practice areas
-Criminal law
-Assault and battery
-Burglary
-Criminal defense
-Driver's license suspension
-Driving under the influence/driving while intoxicated
-Extortion
-Felonies
-Forgery
-Hit and run
-Misdemeanors
-Parole and probation
-Sex crimes
-Wrongful death
-Sexual assault
-Stalking
-Theft
-Traffic violations
-Personal injury
-Accidents
-Automobile accidents and injuries
-Automobile negligence
-Bicycle accidents
-Boating accidents
-Bodily injury
-Commercial vehicle liability
-Motor vehicle accidents and injuries
-Motorcycle accidents

Admitted
New Mexico, 2010

Education
-J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
-B.A., College of Santa Fe, 2006

Born
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Education
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Juris Doctorate
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