Jennifer deGraauw is an Albuquerque Family Law attorney. She represents a range of individuals with family law issues involving complex property division, child custody, business valuations, support, and asset tracing. Her attention to detail and thoroughness is what her clients appreciate most about her representation.
Jennifer was named a “Top Three Family Law Attorney” award by the Albuquerque Journal from 2018 to present. Jennifer was named a SuperLawyers “Rising Star” in 2017. She received the SuperLawyers distinction starting in 2019 to present. She earned Best Lawyers distinction for Family Law for 2020 and was named “Attorney of Year” for 2022 in Family Law Mediation and Collaborative Divorce and “Lawyer of the Year” in 2023 for Family Law in Albuquerque.
Jennifer was recognized by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Family Law. Ms. deGraauw was also appointed by Supreme Court of New Mexico to serve on the New Mexico Domestic Relations Rules Committee. During her time on the committee, she helped author various Domestic Relations rules, including drafting the New Mexico Collaborative Law Act.
While Jennifer has extensive trial and litigation experience, she is also a skilled negotiator and trained collaborative law practitioner. She is a Past-President of the New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group. She previously served as a board member of the Albuquerque Bar Association and State Family Law Section board. Ms. deGraauw has lectured at continuing legal education courses for attorneys in the areas of child support, paternity, spousal support, business valuations, and complex property division.