ACLU of New Mexico

The ACLU-NM is the state affiliate of the ACLU, the nation’s premier civil rights and civil liberties organization. The purpose of ACLU-NM is to protect and advance justice, liberty and equity as guaranteed by the constitutions of New Mexico and the United States.  We work to make justice, liberty and equity realities for all people in New Mexico, with particular attention to the rights of people and groups who have historically been disenfranchised. For more information please visit

The ACLU-NM carries out a vigorous legislative program that enjoys the respect of New Mexico lawmakers. We partner with individuals and communities impacted by injustices to inform and mobilize people throughout the state. The people in the center of the struggles for justice, who feel the impact in their daily lives, are especially important allies.

The ACLU-NM is committed to ending racism and other inequities. This includes how we work with each other and with our partners and allies in the communities we serve. 

We are the largest civil liberties organization in the state with thousands of members. We tirelessly pursue large-scale impact that affects real people's lives. We are fighting for a future in New Mexico where everyone can enjoy the principles of justice, liberty, belonging and equity in their lived experiences. 

Feb 07, 2023
Full time
ACLU of New Mexico Hybrid (Albuquerque, NM, USA)
The Senior Civil Liberties Attorney is a unique position with the ACLU-NM that uses litigation, legal analysis and education to promote the development of case law that protects and expands the liberties guaranteed under the New Mexico Bill of Rights. The work of this position will emphasize the freedoms of speech, the press, assembly, and association, but not be limited to those rights.  This position will work with civil rights lawyers around the state to develop New Mexico law in the direction of greater justice, liberty, and equity. The Senior Civil Liberties Attorney is a leadership position within the ACLU of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) Legal Department. The ideal candidate has substantial experience with civil litigation and demonstrated success in establishing and developing collaborative relationships with a wide range of partners. This is an exempt position reporting to the Legal Director and based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.   Please see the...