State Snapshot – Lost Note Affidavit in New Mexico

Eraina graduated from the University Of New Mexico School of Law in May 2010. While attending law school, she was Citation’s Editor for the Natural Resources Journal, a writing tutor for first-year law students, and a law clerk at Rose L. Brand & Associates, P.C. Upon completion of law school, Eraina worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Michael E. Vigil of the New Mexico Court of Appeals before returning to the firm as an associate in September 2011. Eraina was admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico in September 2010. Since returning to the firm in 2011, Eraina has successfully argued to the New Mexico Supreme Court in the matter of Charter Bank v. Francoeur, 301 P. 3d 859, 2013-NMCERT-4 (quashing writ of certiorari as improvidently granted), successfully briefed The Bank of New York v. Romero, 382 P.3d 991, and Bank of New York Mellon v. Luu, 448 P.3d 625, and she currently handles federal and state court appeals on behalf of the clients of Rose L. Brand & Associates, P.C.

Before pursuing her legal education, Eraina graduated with honors and summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico, receiving double Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Fine Art with a studio painting emphasis.

CONCENTRATIONS: Creditor representation, including foreclosure, bankruptcy, collections, replevin, evictions, Truth in Lending laws, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Unfair Trade Practices, Fair Credit Reporting Act, RESPA, Commercial Litigation, Appellate law, business law, and contract law.