New Mexico Military Institute’s ousted Alumni Association lost its first battle in what is expected to be a lengthy court fight against the school.
An Eddy County district court judge decided late Thursday NMMI can keep its legal counsel, denying a motion by the Association to disqualify the Institution’s law firm of Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor and Martin.
The Association asked Judge Jane Shuler Gray to disqualify NMMI’s counsel because Maryl McNally, an associate attorney with the same firm, represented the Association when she practiced law at the Mark W. Taylor law firm.
NMMI argued that McNally did not play a role in the current dispute between the Institute and the Association. Any conflict was Login to read more