LaCour, Cherie L.

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Cherie L. LaCour

  • Licensed and practicing attorney in New Mexico for 15 years
  • Filed suit and mediated hundreds of claims for people against insurance companies and healthcare corporations, involving complex medical and legal issues
  • Assisted attorneys with state and federal trials involving complex litigation issues
  • Achieved multiple multi-million dollar settlements for clients in wrongful death, medical malpractice, brain injury, and catastrophic personal injury claims in New Mexico
  • Avid researcher and writer
  • Experienced in all aspects of civil litigation

Personal Hobbies & Interest

  • Spending time with Family
  • Reading
  • Cooking, gardening
  • Traveling & History

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 05/1997
    • Honors: Committee Chair, Student Advisory Board for the Center on Dispute Resolution
    • Honors: Vice President, Board of Advocates/Moot Court Board
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
    • Honors: Conflicts of Law; International & Domestic, Spring 1996
    • Honors: Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation, Fall 1996
    • Honors: Who's Who: American Law Students, 16th & 17th Editions
  • University of Texas, Arlington
    • B.S. - 1991
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1991 to Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member/Sustaining Member, 1995 to Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Litigation and Medical Negligence Section
  • New Mexico Medical Review Commission, Member/Volunteer, 1994 to Present
  • National Association of Professional Executive Women, 2010 to 2010
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2002 to Present
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary/Treasurer, 2007 to 2008

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Brain injury
  • Catastrophic personal injury

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico