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Law Offices of Victor A Titus, P.C.
Victor Titus

2021 E 20th St.
Farmington NM 87401
(505) 326-6503

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Law Offices of Victor A Titus, P.C.

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We specialize in these areas of practice

Our attorneys offer an extensive array of services to clients throughout Farmington. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need a lawyer that specializes in criminal or civil law. Here is an overview of the services that we provide.

Injury

Auto Accidents
Oilfield Injuries
Workers Compensation
Personal Injury
Domestic

Divorce
Custody Issues
Child Support
Child Custody
Orders of Protection
Guardianship
Adoptions
Domestic Violence
CDL Issues
MVD Suspensions
Civil Dispute

Lease/Rental Disputes
Evictions
Property Damage
Property Line Disputes
Evictions

Criminal

DUI
Misdemeanor
Drug Trafficking
Drug Posession
Sex Crimes
Burglary/Theft
Child Molestation
Child Pornography
Bench Warrants
Felony Offenses
Weapons Charges
Murder
Battery
Probation Violation
Gang Offenses

Titus & Murphy Law Firm is committed to making our community a safer place to live, work and drive. We are proudly giving back and paying it forward to the following charities:

  • Boys and Girls Club – Connie Mack Baseball
  • San Juan College Scholarships Foundation
  • Four Corners Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • Marge’s House for Victims of Domestic Violence


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you with all of your legal needs.

Call : 505-326-6503

VICTOR TITUS

Practicing law in San Juan County for 32 years- 17 years selected to Best Lawyers in America- Who’s Who in American Law 15 straight years- Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Mexico 5 straight years.
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1981
May- Graduated University of Missouri Law School
October- Admitted to New Mexico Bar
December- Tried first Worker’s Compensation Case

1982
May- Becomes Member of Missouri Bar
June- First Published Court of Appeals decision ( Personal Injury Case)
July- Becomes partner in Faurot & Titus Law Firm in Farmington, New Mexico

1983
Attends National College of Advocacy and Nation Institute for Trial Advocacy

1984
April 28- Marries Deborah Carpenter
First published Court of Appeals decision (Worker’s Compensation Case)
December- Given County Bar Distinguished Service Award

1985
June- Named County Bar President
Leaves Faurot & Titus to open solo law practice

1986
March 10- Daughter Jacquelynn born in Farmington, New Mexico
July- Becomes a member of United States Supreme Court Bar and Board of Directors of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers

1987
July- First criminal Jury Trial-(Acquittal)

1988
May- First Seminar Presentation on Worker’s Compensation Law

1989
March- Hires Curtis Gurley as Associate
July- Becomes member of Colorado Bar
December- Buys office at 2021 E. 20th Street

1990
Named Editor- New Mexico Trial Lawyers Journal
Important published Decision Court of Appeal on Alimony Case
Tenth Jury Trial

1991
July- Forms Titus & Gurley Law Firm
July- First published article on Worker’s Compensation Law

1992
August- Hires Steven Murphy as Associate
Becomes Contract Public Defender on 4 year contract
Church’s v. Hansen-Important Court of Appeals decision in Workers Compensation Law

1993
April- 20th Jury Trial
June- Curtis Gurley leaves Titus & Gurley
July- Named President of New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
August- Forms Titus & Murphy Law Firm

1994
March- Becomes member of Navajo Bar Association
April 4- Monica Dunn dies of shot gun blast
April 30- Husband Paul Dunn charged with Murder
December 12- Dunn acquitted after 10 day Jury trial in Gallup, New Mexico
December 31- Dunn trial named top story of the year in Farmington, New Mexico

1995
March-Named to Best Lawyers in America for First Time- one of only two from Farmington, ever so honored
April- 30th Jury Trial
April- Becomes members of Arizona Bar
August- Graduates from Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
September- Becomes Board Recognized Specialist-Worker’s Comp
Featured in Book “Grave Accusations” and Court TV Forensic Files Episode “ Within Arms Reach” both on Paul Dunn Trial

1996
July-Named in Who’s Who in American Law for the first time
September- Becomes Board Recognized Specialist-Criminal Law

1997
June- Starts 5 year term on State Bar Attorney Disciplinary Board
August- Graduates National College for DUI Defense at Harvard University

1998
April- 40th Jury Trial: Largest Personal Injury Verdict in Auto Accident Chiropractic Case in San Juan County history
July-Opens office at 8987 E Gail Road Scottsdale, AZ
September-Becomes Life Member-National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Reported Court of Appeals decision on Polygraph Evidence to Grand Jury

1999
First reported Appellate Case in Colorado on lender liability

2000
June-Named best lawyer in San Juan County by Daily Times Readers Poll
July- 50th Jury Trial

2001
April-Given AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell-their highest rating for law firms
Elected San Juan County Democratic Party Chair

2002
6 Jury Trials tried to verdict; Nos. 54-59

2003
April- 60th Jury Trial

2004
February-Largest Auto Accident Jury Verdict in San Juan County History- $1.5 million vs. City of Farmington Police Department
November- Unsuccessful candidate for County Commission

2005
November- 25th Seminar Teaching Presentation (Ethics/Professionalism)
Important Supreme Court decision on prior bad acts evidence

2006
June-Named to Board of Directors-New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers

2007
November- 70th Jury Trial- 25th Personal Injury Jury Trial
Named one of Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Mexico by American Trial Lawyers Association

2008
50th Criminal Jury trial

2009
Named in Southwest Super Lawyers- Worker’s Comp

2010
Trial Counsel in City of Aztec v. Gurule 2010-NMCA-006 Court of Appeals’ Decision that City Ordinances no longer required to be proved in District Court, Court can take judicial notice
Jury Trial in State v. L. Ashley (CR-DUI) February 12, 2010; Retrial February 17, 2010
Jury Trial in State v. Yazzie(CR-DUI) November 3, 2010; Not Guilty on all Counts
State v. J. Wade (CR-Domestic Violence) November 12, 2010 (1 day); Hung Jury; Plead to Disorderly Conduct to avoid RetrialNovember- 80th Jury Trial
35th Seminar Presentation
Named US News- Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms

2011
In Glynn v. MVD2011-NMCA-031 Court of Appeals decided; Exclusionary rule does not apply in MVD hearings, illegal police conduct allowed to revoke driver’s license, January 13, 2011
Jury Trial in State v. R. Childers (CR-DUI) February 21, 2011 (1 day); not guilty on all counts
Jury Trial in State v. J. Cole (CR-DUI, Resisting Arrest) July 1, 2011 (1 day); Resisting arrest
Selected to American Board of Trial Advocates, March 2011
Jury Trial in State v. J. Theobald (CR DUI), August 12, 2011 (1 day)
Presented: Worker’s Compensation Update “Calculating Indemnity Benefits”, NBI Seminar Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 1, 2011
Presented: “Professionalism & Ethics for Every Lawyer” at New Mexico Trial Lawyers Seminar,
Albuquerque, New Mexico November 11, 2011
Argued E. Schuster v. MVD, in Supreme Court No. 32,942 on November 14, 2011, exact issues of Glynn case
Argued Titus v. Albuquerque in Supreme Court on November 14, 2011 on Constitutionality of Red light Cameras to catch speeders
Court of Appeals decided State v. A. Fordyce No. 30638 in which DUI dismissed because bad stop touching lane dividing, lane not a per se traffic violation, November 18, 2011
Titus & Murphy named Best Law Firm in San Juan County by Daily Times Readers Poll
83rd Jury Trial
Total Jury Trial Days exceeds 35 weeks
Named to Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Mexico for fifth straight year
Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2011 (16th Year)

2012
Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2012 (17thYear)
Presented: “Medicare Reimbursement & Set/Asides- Protecting you and your Law Firm” to San Juan County Legal Assistants, Farmington, New Mexico, January 4, 2012
Won Appeal in Beard v. Dawn Trucking in which Court of Appeals No 31,319 reversed refusal of Work Comp judge to decide impairment of psychological injury, January 12, 2012.
Argued T. Yazzie v. MVD Ct. App. No. 30,781 in Court of Appeals on January 18, 2012, on Appellate Procedure of MVD Hearings in DUI Cases
Named Who’s Who in American Law for 15th Straight Year

2013
Best Lawyer in America-NM Lawyer of the year- Workers Compensation Claims
2012 will mark 32 years Victor A. Titus has practiced law in San Juan County, New Mexico. He and his partner Steve Murphy continue to represent and try the most high profile cases including representing judges and police when the system turns on them.

The Titus and Murphy Law Firm has a reputation for being aggressive but fair, fearless but practical, passionate yet relentless in the pursuit of justice for the people and causes they take on. They believe that no good cause should fail for lack of a zealous advocate, nor any evil to go unchallenged.

Let Victor A. Titus and the Titus and Murphy Law Firm speak to you about the cause or case that is near to your heart or important to you and your family. Titus and Murphy should be the one to call in Northwest New Mexico, but don’t base your choice of a lawyer on this website alone. The best advertising comes from past results. Don’t rely on an internet posting to pick your lawyer. Ask your friends and family, your neighbors, or acquaintances who have used a local lawyer in the past. They are the best source of referral.

Titus and Murphy. A reputation for results. Call us today to discuss how we can help you.

Call : 505-326-6503


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