Carl Bettinger

Carl Bettinger

Trial Lawyer

(505) 263-0570
7411 Jefferson St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Key Facts

Williams College, B.A. 1978
Boston University School of Medicine, M.D. 1982
University of New Mexico, Internal Medicine Residency, 1982-1986
Board Certified Internal Medicine, ABMS 1986
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1990
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Graduate, 2002
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Staff, 2003-2009
Legal and Professional Associations
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Professional Affiliations
Lawyers USA, Lawyer of the Year, 2007
Super Lawyers 2008, 2009 and 2010
Super Lawyers as one of the Top 25 Attorneys in New Mexico, 2010
Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice, 2009 and 2010
Leading Individual in New Mexico, Chambers USA Attorney Guide


Carl Bettinger has litigated hundreds of personal injury, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect claims. He holds the two largest personal injury verdicts in New Mexico. He is a popular speaker on trial advocacy and nursing home claims. Carl is a graduate of Williams College, Boston University School of Medicine and University of New Mexico School of Law. He is a graduate of Trial Lawyers College, where he was on staff from 2003-2009. He was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers 2008, 2009 and 2010, and the Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice in 2009 and 2010. Peer review rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, he has been listed as Leading Individual in New Mexico by Chambers USA Attorney Guide. He participates in Improv classes and psychodrama workshops regularly. In his spare time, he has been known to go fly fishing. A runner, he conquered Pike's Peak in 2009. 

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