James F. Beckley, Esq.
Jim has been practicing law in Albuquerque for over 40 years, with a focus on estate planning, trust administration, probate administration, estate and gift taxation, business planning, and family limited liability companies. He was a partner in the law firm of Moses, Dunn, Beckley, Espinosa & Tuthill, which he left in 1992 to form his own firm.
Jim's accomplishments include:
New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law
Member, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel since 1993
Listed as Preeminent AV rated in Martindale Hubbell
Listed in the Southwest edition of Super Lawyers, 2009-2014
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Law
Member, New Mexico Estate Planning Council 1974 to present (President, 1977)
Member, New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners, 1984-1990
Member, Disciplinary Board and Commission on Professionalism, 1999-2004
President of University of New Mexico Alumni Association (1981-1982)
Chair of UNM Hodgin Hall Committee (1999-2005)
Jim is married to Yvonne Garcia Beckley and they have four children and eleven grandchildren. In his spare time, Jim played softball for 30 years and won the National Tournament of Champions with his over-60 team in 2007. He has played tennis since law school. His new interests are golf and grandchildren.