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John Tiwald
Practice Areas
  • Abuse by therapists and other authority figures

  • Sexual Assault

  • Serious Injury

  • Brain Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Civil Rights

  • Worker’s Compensation

  • Insurance Bad Faith

About Tiwald Law

John Tiwald’s first degree was a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He then graduated from law school at the University of Nebraska and has practiced law in New Mexico ever since.


John is married to Margaret Reidy, a native of Lincoln, NM, and they have two children. John served on the board of directors of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association for many years and was an officer of the association. He was also an editor of the Journal of the NMTLA for several years, and writes for that Journal, which is widely read by lawyers throughout the state.


John gives seminar presentations to lawyers in continuing education programs and is one of the authors of a litigation manual used by lawyers throughout New Mexico. He also is a court-appointed mediator for the District Court’s Settlement Week program.

John has been very active in community non-profit organizations throughout his career. During the last fifteen years he has served as President, Vice-President, and as a board member of the New Mexico Brain Injury Alliance and has served on the board of the Southwest Neurorehabilitation Institute. He has a special interest and experience in representing brain-injured persons and their families in injury cases of all types.


Tiwald Law provides individualized representation to injured persons and their families throughout New Mexico in cases concerning sexual abuse and assault.


Free Consultation

Tiwald Law offers free consultations to discuss your case. We also advance the legal costs of preparing your case for settlement or trial. 

We advance legal costs

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