Our Staff

Every family law case is unique, and people going through a family law case need the guidance and leadership of an experienced lawyer who knows how to navigate the New Mexico family court system. Because of this, The Law office of Dorene Kuffer only uses seasoned lawyers with exceptional track records to represent our clients. Learn more about our attorneys below:


Dorene Kuffer

Senior Managing Attorney

Dorene Kuffer is the senior and principle attorney with over 30 years practicing all aspects of criminal and family law in New Mexico and Illinois. About Dorene…

Daniel Walton


Dan worked at a family law practice throughout law school where he developed a passion for helping people through some of the harder times in their lives. About Dan

Larry Kronen


Larry has been a practicing attorney for over 20 years – all in New Mexico. He has been a child advocate for many years as well as advocating for people with disabilities and defending people’s civil rights. About Larry…

Caitlin Lamanna


Caitlin Lamanna is an attorney with the Law Office of Dorene A. Kuffer serving New Mexicans with all areas of family law. About Caitlin…


Joyce Hammerschmidt


Joyce is a degreed Paralegal. She graduated from Albuquerque T-VI now CNM in 1994 with Honors and on the Dean’s list. She has over 24 years’ experience as a paralegal. About Joyce…

Marina Brady


Marina Brady is a native of New Mexico who initially pursued a Nursing degree at NMSU. However, her passion for law and helping others led her to change her degree and pursue an associate degree in paralegal studies from CNM where she currently attends. About Marina…