Wage & Hour

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Experienced New Mexico Wage and Hour Attorney

Under federal law and the laws of the state of New Mexico, workers have wage and hour protections, including provisions that address worker rights regarding overtime, earned commissions, tip income and the right to a prevailing wage. Unfortunately, too many employers intentionally or carelessly ignore those rights. If you have a wage and hour dispute with an employer in New Mexico, Buchanan Law Firm, LLC can help.

At Buchanan Law Firm, LLC we have handled employment law matters, including wage and hour issues, for two decades. Attorney Deena Buchanan currently focuses her employment law practice on disagreements arising in New Mexico.

She has a thorough knowledge of federal and state laws governing wage and hour controversies in New Mexico, as well as how our courts approach trial practice here. Though our offices are in Albuquerque, we can meet with you in person anywhere in the Land of Enchantment.

Deena is a seasoned trial attorney who has been counsel on many complex and high-stakes disputes. She’s recognized by clients, colleagues and judges for her consistent ability to remain calm and poised throughout a legal dispute.

At Buchanan Law Firm, LLC, we know from experience that every employment law matter is unique. We’ll take the time to identify the specific facts and circumstances of your case, and to learn what you need to be fully compensated for your losses. Then we’ll tailor our counsel to help you pursue the outcome you seek.

Our Wage and Hour Practice

We handle all matters related to federal and state wage and hour disputes in New Mexico. We’ll carefully gather, evaluate and preserve all evidence to support your claim, and will file all pleadings and other documents required by the courts or by a governmental agency. We’ll also be your voice in all hearings, meetings and proceedings.

We aggressively protect the rights of workers who have disputes involving:

Proven New Mexico Wage and Hour Attorney

Don’t let your employer get away with violating your wage and hour rights. Let Buchanan Law Firm, LLC help. To arrange an interview, contact us by e-mail or call our office at 505-900-3559. Your first consultation may be without cost or obligation. We are available evenings or weekends, if necessary. We accept all major credit cards.

We may handle your wage and hour claims on a contingent fee basis. If so, we won’t charge attorney fees unless we recover compensation for your losses.

My Promise to You

We Prepare Each Case for Trial

We prep every case as if it will be going to trial. There is no better way to make sure you get the compensation that you deserve than to be ready to fight for you and exhaust all legal remedies. Some firms shy away from trial, we embrace it.

This is a Team Effort

We recognize that every legal matter is different. We’ll listen carefully to learn the details of your situation, as well as your goals. We’ll keep you involved and informed at all times, making certain you know where you stand, what your options are, and your likelihood of success.

We Will Be Straight With You

Whether it is about the value of your case, or how good or bad the evidence is, we will tell it to you straight. We want to help you make the best decisions about your case by giving you the information you need.

Notable Case Results

We have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients.

Let's Get Started

We're ready to fight for you. We're ready to be your ally and we are ready to begin right now. Don't waste another day, contact our law office today.
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