Steven Farber

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Experience: 45 years
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About Steven Farber

Steven G. Farber is AV Rated in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory (lawyer survey) for more than 30 years. He is also listed in the Bar Register of Preemiment Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers top 100 attorneys in NM (Civil and Criminal). In personal injury, wrongful death, accident, and civil cases Mr. Farber vigorously pursues full compensation for the full amount of the harm suffered. In white collar crime, drug, and all criminal cases Mr. Farber carefully protects and defends the rights of the accused. He has been a sole practitioner since 1978 with a substantial personal injury, accident, white collar crime, criminal and drug defense, professional license defense, and civil rights emphasis. He won a major civil rights case before the United States Supreme Court. Effective advocacy, thorough preparation, and professional dedication to his clients are hallmarks of Mr. Farber's law practice. Mr. Farber is actively involved in civic affairs and bar associations. He was the Chair of the New Mexico Supreme Court Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Farber was an elected member of the Santa Fe City Council. He later served on the first Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Commission and then the Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Review Commission.

Practice Areas

  • Car Accidents
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New MexicoSince 1975

Professional Experience

  • Lawyer Steven G. Farber, Attorney at Law 1978 - Current
  • Assistant Attorney General - Special Prosecutions Attorney General of New Mexico 1976 - 1978
  • Acting District Public Defender - First Judicial District Public Defender Department of New Mexico 1975 - 1976
  • Assistant Defender Defender Association of Philadelphia 1972 - 1974


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law J.D. (1972) 1968 - 1972Activities: Founder, People's Law School; Member, Board of Directors, Law Students Civil
  • Temple University B.B.A. (1968) | Employment and Labor Relations 1964 - 1968

Professional Association

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association #549104 Member Current
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association #549105 Founding Member Current
  • NORML Legal Committee #549106 Life Member Current
  • American Association for Justice #549107 Member Current
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers #549108 Member Current
  • American Inn of Court #549109 Master of the Bench Current
  • National Trial Lawyers Association - 100 Top Rated - New Mexico #549110 100 Top Rated Lawyers 2012 - Current
  • New Mexico State Bar #549111 Member 1975 - Current
  • New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization #549112 Chairman 1991 - 1993


323 Staab St
P.O. Box 2473 Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM 87504 USA

Telephone: (505) 988-9725
Fax: (505) 988-9250

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