Attorney Kevin Holmes

Kevin is an experienced trial attorney who is known to be smart, hard-working, and a fierce advocate for his clients. He’s a native New Mexican, a military veteran, and a devoted husband and father. Kevin is also an adjunct professor of law at the UNM School of Law, where he teaches Trial Practice and Taking and Defending Depositions. Kevin has extensive trial experience, has tried nearly two dozen bench and jury trials, and has handled hundreds of hearings in a variety of cases. He has also litigated and won appeals in the New Mexico Court of Appeals, the New Mexico Supreme Court, and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education & Training

University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D. 2010 magna cum laude, Dean’s List, Order of the Coif, captain of the Mock Trial Team, A.H. McCleod and J. Roehl Prizes for Trial Advocacy. 

Judicial Law Clerk, Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels, New Mexico Supreme Court 2010-2012

Admitted Courts & Jurisdictions

New Mexico State and Appellate Courts

United States District Court, District of New Mexico

United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Volunteer Activities & Interests
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, UNM School of Law 2014 to present
  • Uniform Jury Instruction Committee, Criminal UJIs 2014-2017
  • Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack 409 Cub Scouts
  • Interests include hiking, backpacking, and games of all kinds.