Victor Sanchez

Victor Sanchez is a native New Mexican whose dedication to this state and the law is best demonstrated by his prestigious clerkship with The Honorable Chief Judge Michael E. Vigil of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Assistant District Attorney in the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted domestic violence and DUI offenses. Victor is excited to use his legal talents and energy to fight for the clients at Gorence & Oliveros. Victor’s leadership and experience in the academic community will serve our clients well in the courtroom. At the University of New Mexico School of Law, Victor served as President of the Student Bar Association. His legal career has been highlighted with distinction by his position as a staff editor of the Natural Resource Journal, and a team member for the 2014 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. His legal education included an externship with The Honorable Judge James O. Browning of United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and Justice Charles W. Daniels of the New Mexico Supreme Court. Victor was the inaugural recipient of the Justice Pamela B. Minzner Award in Professionalism and Ethics and he received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Law School Community. Victor graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2012, and he earned the distinction of magna cum laude.