Serving the Albuquerque Metro Area and all of New Mexico
PEAK LEGAL GROUP, LLC is pleased to announce formation of the law practice partnership of Harold O. Atencio and Sheryl L. Saavedra.
Harold (Hal) Atencio has been in practice for more than 30 years specializing in Adoptions, Foster Parent Interventions, Family Formation in Artificial Reproductive Technology and Estate Planning. Hal is a Fellow and current Board Member for the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.
Sheryl L. Saavedra is a family law attorney who has represented family law clients for over 25 years in the areas of Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Guardianships and Guardian ad Litem representation of children. Sheryl is an executive board member for the University of New Mexico School of Law Alumni Board and is the current Public Image Chair for Rotary District 5520.
Joining Hal and Sheryl in the firm are Frank Baca, serving of counsel with the firm, who recently retired as the Assistant Deputy District Attorney for Valencia County, and the firm’s newest Associate, George J. H. Skelly, who is a newly admitted family law attorney also practicing in the areas of adoption law, gestational carrier contracts and probate law. George graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and was admitted to the New Mexico Bar in September of 2019.
We currently practice law in the following areas:
- Adoption (Adoption Law, Children's Law, Step-parent Adoption, Grandparent Adoption, Second Parent Adoption, Co-parent Adoption, Gay Adoption, Lesbian Adoption, Interstate Adoption, International Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Relative Adoption)
- Family Law (including complex and high asset Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Prenuptial Agreements, Adoptions, Guardianships and Guardian ad Litem representation)
- Foster Parent Rights
- Assisted Reproductive Technology Law
- Estate Planning
- Personal Injury (Automotive Injury, Workplace Injury)
- Civil Litigation
We represent our clients with integrity, honesty and compassion, bringing these principles to our daily practice. We will give your case the time and personal attention it deserves while working closely with you and advocating tirelessly on your behalf.
Our attorneys are among the most highly regarded in New Mexico. Attorney Harold Atencio is nationally renowned in the areas of adoption and assisted reproductive technology law and has most deservedly achieved the distinguished AV Martindale-Hubbell rating. Mr. Atencio is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys, a former President of The Adoption and Foster Care Alliance of New Mexico and a Past Chair of AFCA New Mexico Legislative Committee. He is a member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, too.
Please review our website for more information about our office and to learn more about our accomplishments and how we can help you as Personal Injury Attorneys, Estate Planning Attorneys, Adoption Attorneys and more, in the Albuquerque Metro area and throughout New Mexico. You can also join us on Facebook.
George Skelly, Hal Atencio, Sheryl L. Saavedra and Frank Baca