Charles J. Vigil - Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, PA

Charles J. Vigil

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 505-768-7377

Charles J. Vigil
Education: University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1989) University of New Mexico (B.B.A., 1986)
Professional Experience:  Mr. Vigil is the President and Managing Director of the firm. He is a past President of the State Bar of New Mexico. Mr. Vigil practices in the Litigation Department in the areas of labor and employment law, commercial litigation, products liability and professional liability.  He has jury and non-jury trial experience in both the state and federal courts, including the trials of breach of contract, Family and Medical Leave Act, disability, retaliation, Title VII, Unfair Practices Act and  legal malpractice cases. Mr. Vigil has presented oral argument in the New Mexico Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Vigil has experience teaching seminars in employment law and wrongful termination. Mr. Vigil also advises and consults with personnel managers regarding issues of discipline, discharge, compliance with state and federal employment laws, including occupational health and safety laws, and the preparation and revision of personnel handbooks.

Mr. Vigil is a co-author of the New Mexico Employment Law Desk Reference, Rodey Law Firm © 2010.

Professional Memberships and Activities:
 Past President, Board of Bar Commissioners, State Bar of New Mexico (2005)
 Member, New Mexico Board of Bar Commissioners (1999-2006)
 Co-Chair, New Mexico Commission on Professionalism (2005)
 Chair and member of New Mexico Client Protection Fund  Commission (2006, 2010)
 Member, New Mexico Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity
 Member, New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
   Board of Directors, New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association (2011-2013)
 Member, Executive Council, National Conference of Bar Presidents   (2005-2008) and Chair of Diversity Committee (2007-2008)
 American Bar Association (Labor Law Section)
 American Bar Association - Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional  Liability  (2005-2008 and 2011-2014)
 State Bar of New Mexico Delegate to American Bar Association House of Delegates (2006-present)
 Albuquerque Bar Association
  H. Vearle Payne American Inn of Court (1999-2002) 

University of New MexicoBBA 1986University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1989

Office Location

201 Third Street, NW, Suite 2200
P.O. Box 1888
Albuquerque, NM 87103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Albuquerque Metro Area
Charles J. Vigil has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, Labor and Employment, Product Liability)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants (Legal Malpractice, Professional Liability)

Other Information

Race: Hispanic-American
Gender: Male