Rodey Lawyer Receives State Bar President’s Award

Denise M. Chanez was presented with the State Bar President’s Award at the Bar’s Annual Meeting last week.  Ms. Chanez was recognized for her service to the Bar, in particular, her work as co-chair of the State Bar’s Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession. 

Ms. Chanez is a Director in the Rodey Law Firm. She practices in the Litigation Department primarily in the areas of long term care and medical malpractice defense.  Ms. Chanez is listed in Best Lawyers in America for her expertise in Health Care Litigation.  She was recently named Albuquerque Health Care Litigation Lawyer of the Year-2020 by Best Lawyers in America.  She is also listed in Southwest Super Lawyers for her expertise in Medical Malpractice: Defense.  In July 2018 Ms. Chanez was selected as one of the nation’s “Top 100 Influencers in Law” by The Business Journals. In April 2018 Ms. Chanez was honored by the Mexican American Law Student Association, for her commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In February 2017 the Hispanic National Bar Association named Ms. Chanez one of the Top Lawyers Under the age of 40.