Lastrapes, Spangler & Pacheco, P.A.

Lastrapes, Spangler & Pacheco, P.A.

For nearly twenty years, Lastrapes, Spangler & Pacheco, P.A. has been providing effective and efficient legal services throughout New Mexico.

Firm Overview

Established in 1989, LSP's innovative approach and dedication to its clients remain unsurpassed in the legal community. LSP clientele range from New Mexico's largest builders and developers to individuals seeking assistance in basic probate matters. LSP has a strong community presence and long standing working relationship with local government.

LSP is happy to welcome our newest associate, Phillip E. Marbury, to the firm.
Main Office
Main Office
333 Rio Rancho Dr-Suite 401
Rio Rancho  NM  87174
Phone
  • 505-892-3607
Websites
Business
LSP guides its clients through the process of entity formation
LSP recognizes the importance of business owners in protecting their assets. LSP guides its clients through the process of entity formation. LSP works with its clients to choose the entity that is the best fit, whether it is a corporation, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, partnership, or nonprofit corporation. LSP drafts, reviews, and files all necessary documentation. In addition to the formation of entities, LSP works with its clients to ensure entities are properly maintained and remain in good standing. LSP also advises clients in a variety of corporate related transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint venture transactions. In addition, LSP provides tax analysis and works with accountants and other advisors to provide complete business planning.

Matthew M. Spangler

Education:
Boston University, J.D., 1983
Williams College, B.A., cum laude, 1979

Admitted:
1983 New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
1984 U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico

Professional Affiliations:
State Bar of New Mexico
Albuquerque, Sandoval County and American Bar Associations

Community Involvement:

Legal:
New Mexico Christian Legal Aid (attorney volunteer)

Other:
Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member
Rio Rancho Education Foundation, Inc., Founding Member, Past President
Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation, Past President U.S. Bank Community Advisory Board
Education
  • Boston University
    J.D.

Christopher M. Pacheco

Education:
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1996
New Mexico Highlands University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993

Admitted:
1996 New Mexico
1997 U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico

Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Real Estate Law (25th Anniversary Ed.) 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Strathmore's Who's Who (life time member since 2002)

Professional Affiliations:
State Bar of New Mexico
Sandoval County Bar Association (President 1998-2002; Secretary 1996-1998)
Albuquerque Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Assocaition
American Bar Associations

Community Involvement:

Legal:
Sandoval County Employee Discipline/Grievance Hearing Officer

Other:
New Mexico Human Rights Commission
Sandia Foundation Real Estate Commission
University of New Mexico Medical Group (Board of Directors)
City of Rio Rancho Charter Review Committee
Rotary (Director, 1999-2001; 2010-2012)
Haven House Board of Directors (Director, 1996-2008; President 2006-2007)
Rio Rancho Economic Development
Thirteenth Judicial District Court Pro Bono Committee
Education
  • University of New Mexico School of Law
    J.D.

LeeAnn Werbelow

Education:
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 2004
University of Wyoming, B.S. with honors, 1999
University of New Mexico Mediation Training Program (2011)
University of New Mexico Family Law Mediation (2012)

Admitted:
2004 Colorado
2005 New Mexico
2008 U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico

Professional Affiliations:
State Bars of New Mexico and Colorado
Sandoval County and American Bar Associations

Community Involvement:

Legal:
Thirteenth Judicial District Law Clinic, Sandoval County,(attorney volunteer)Thirteenth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee
New Mexico Racing Commission Hearing Officer
New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department Hearing Officer (2009-2012)
New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners Hearing Officer
Thirteenth Judicial District Foreclosure Mediator
Thirteenth Judicial District Family Law Center

Other:
Leadership Sandoval County
New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners (Board of Directors) (2009-2012)
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central New Mexico
Education
  • University of Denver College of Law
    J.D.
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