Regent, The University of New Mexico Board of Regents
Partner, Doughty, Alcaraz & deGraauw, P.A.
BS – Criminal Justice, New Mexico State University
JD – The University of New Mexico
Mr. Doughty graduated from New Mexico State University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice. In 1998, Mr. Doughty received his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Doughty was active in trial practice and oral advocacy, was on the honor roll and was a legal extern for the Honorable John E. Conway, Chief Judge of the United States District Court, District of New Mexico.
Mr. Doughty was admitted to the New Mexico Bar in 1998 and began his law career at a firm specializing in Plaintiff’s catastrophic personal injury cases. Later he joined a large insurance defense firm. In August 2005, Mr. Doughty became a shareholder with Doughty, Alcaraz & deGraauw, P.A.
Particular Knowledge and Skills
Mr. Doughty is licensed to practice in New Mexico State Courts, The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Albuquerque Bar Association, the Defense Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute and the Republican Lawyers of New Mexico.
Mr. Doughty was appointed to the New Mexico Racing Commission by Governor Susana Martinez in March of 2011. He currently serves as the Chairman. As Chairman of the Racing Commission, Mr. Doughty also serves as an ex-officio member of the New Mexico Gaming Control Board.
Mr. Doughty has earned an AV “Preeminent” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, demonstrating the highest rating available for his legal ability and professional ethics.