Waggoner Legal Group

Waggoner Legal Group

With over 75 years of combined experience, the attorneys of The Waggoner Legal Group are here to effectively and promptly serve your legal needs.

Firm Overview

Our offices house a variety of seasoned trial attorneys, including a retired judge, who vigorously fight to defend your rights in a variety of legal practice areas including:

Personal Injury Law

Auto Accidents
SUV Accidents
Truck Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Slip and Fall
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury
Nursing Home Abuse
Brain Injury

Criminal Defense

Federal and State Criminal Defense

Business/Commercial Law

Real Estate
Commercial Transactions
Business Consulting

If you or a loved one is facing a challenging legal situation in one of these areas, contact The Waggoner Legal Group for prompt, experienced, reliable legal representation. Your initial consultation is free of charge. We have lawyers in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; Reno, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Phoenix, Arizona; Tucson, Arizona; and Southern California.

The senior trial attorneys in The Waggoner Legal Group have, for a number of years, been annually awarded and certified with an AV rating (highest possible attorney ranking) by Martindale-Hubbell, and our associated lawyers are members of the New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, California, and American Bar Associations.

When you obtain our services, you are receiving the in-depth knowledge and the massive experience of a large network of attorneys for the price of one. We are here to help shoulder the burden created as a result of your personal injury, criminal defense, or business claim. Allow our AV Team to fight for you; contact The Waggoner Legal Group for advice and representation for your legal situation.

Main Office

Main Office
1019 Second Street NW
Albuquerque NM 87102





Auto Accident

New Mexico Personal Injury Law Firm Injuries can happen in a variety of places and in a variety of ways; however, when someone else’s negligence injures you, it is often a serious legal issue with serious, if not life-long, consequences.

Personal injury claims are most commonly filed in cases of:

Car Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Truck Accidents
SUV Rollovers
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Home Abuse
Slip and Fall Accidents

When one of these or many other causes of personal injury occur, you may be eligible for compensation from the negligent party. The highly experienced personal injury lawyers of The Waggoner Legal Group will investigate the facts of your case, determine whether you can pursue a personal injury claim, and then vigorously fight for the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Contact Our Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys
If you have sustained serious injuries resulting from someone else's negligence, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim. At The Waggoner Legal Group, we have over 75 years of combined experience representing personal injury clients. We deeply care about the health and welfare of our clients, and it is our goal that the compensation we fight for will ease the financial, physical, and emotional burden caused by your personal injuries.

The attorneys in our personal injury law firm received an AV rating (highest possible professional rating) from Martindale-Hubbell, are members of the state and national trial lawyers associations, and are smart, seasoned trial lawyers as well as a retired judge. When you entrust our firm with your personal injury case, you can expect experienced, attentive, responsive, reliable, and vigorous representation from start to finish.

Product Liability

Nursing Home or Elder Abuse

Trucking Accident

Wrongful Death

William J. Waggoner

Waggoner Legal Group

Will has practiced in the area of Personal Injury Law for over twenty years. He has successfully litigated every variety of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful deaths, medical malpractice, slip and falls, nursing home abuse, product liability, oil field accidents and insurance bad faith and, doing so, has successfully recovered several millions of dollars for his clients.

Prior to founding the Waggoner Law Firm in 1996, now the Waggoner Legal Group, Will was a partner in the law firm of Coppler and Aragon, P.C. He is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the National Trial Lawyers Association; both Associations are dedicated to the highest quality of service for personal injury clients.

Will has completed in-depth studies on the processes and workings of insurance companies, which allows him to best serve his clients in seeking their maximum compensation for the injuries they have suffered, either through the settlement process or through trials.

Before dedicating his practice to serving his personal injury clients, Will worked for the New Mexico Legislature as a staff attorney and then represented a number of clients before the New Mexico Legislature, New Mexico Governor, United States Congress and two U.S. Presidents. He was a principle author of a draft Treaty between the United States and Mexico, and has represented numerous business clients in complex transitional matters.


University of Arizona, School of Architecture / Professional Program
Minor, Business Management


University of New Mexico School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1987

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