We are humbled to include among our clients seven New Mexico counties.


We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.

Nance, Pato & Stout is a dynamic, full-service law firm that is dedicated to providing its clients with accurate, timely, and result-oriented legal advice and representation. We focus on serving local governments and, prior to the Supreme Court's phase-out of the New Mexico legal specialization program, had the highest concentration of Board Specialized Local Government Specialists in New Mexico. We offer experience and expertise in a broad range of areas in both civil and criminal law, and adhere to the highest standards of legal excellence and the highest standards of service. We use our knowledge and experience constructively to anticipate developments, to identify opportunities and to bring new and innovative ideas to our clients. We welcome the opportunity to provide clear and practical advice to help your entity achieve its objectives in a sensible and cost-effective manner.

We have extensive experience in serving local governmental entities, and focus our practice on those areas that are essential to effectively serve our local government clients.