Charles W. Daniels

Child Custody, Mediation
20 First Plaza, Suite 700
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

Child Custody


1969, New Mexico; 1970, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1971, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1972, U.S.

Law School

University of New Mexico, J.D., Honor Graduate, 1969; Georgetown University, LL.M., 1973

Law School Graduation Year



University of Arizona, B.F.A., with high distinction, 1966


Albuquerque Bar Association (Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, 1989); State Bar of New Mexico (Chairman, Criminal Law Section, 1979-1980, Director, 1990-1993; Member, Board of Directors, Commercial Litigation and Antitrust Section, 1984-1987); American Inn of Court LXXI (Master Bencher, 1989-1993 ); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Director, 1992-1997; CLE Chairman, 1992-1994); New Mexico Trial Lawyers' Association; New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (President, 1990-1993)


Prettyman Fellow. Assistant Professor, 1971-1974 and Associate Professor, 1975-1976, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Ethics and Constitutional Law, University of New Mexico. Associate Professor, Criminal Law and Procedure and Evidence, Howard University, 1974-1975. Adjunct Professor, Evidence and Trial Practice, University of New Mexico, 1976—. Member of Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1978—, National Criminal Defense College, 1988—. Commissioner, New Mexico Appellate Judicial Selection Commission, 1989, 1990, 2000. Member, Disciplinary Board, 1986-1996, Member, Specialization Board, 1988-1991 and Chairman, Uniform Jury Instruction Committee, 1992-1999, New Mexico Supreme Court. Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Criminal Lawyers.