Joseph Kennedy

Kennedy Kennedy & Ives

Wrongful Death Attorney | Serving Albuquerque, NM

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1000 Second Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Protecting Your Client's Civil Rights in Every Way that Matters

The legal team at Kennedy Kennedy & Ives is committed to building safer communities through the protection of civil rights. When government agencies and their employees fail to uphold these rights, we fight for legal justice on behalf of the victims and for policy changes that will prevent others from suffering the same betrayal.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Police Misconduct
  • Children's Rights

Call Joseph Kennedy today at 505-244-1400 to arrange your free initial consultation.


Attorney Shannon L. Kennedy

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1998

Other Affiliations

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994
    • J.D.
    • Honors: International Moot Court Team
    • Law Review: UNM Law Review, State Constitutional Law - Refusing to Turn the Other Cheek - New Mexico Rejects Federal Good Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule: State v. Gutierrez, 1994
  • City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, Flushing, New York
    • Honors: Revson Fellowship
    • Honors: Top 10%, First Year Law Class
    • Honors: United Nations Human Rights Project
    • Honors: Law Clinic
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994
    • M.A.
    • Major: Latin American Studies
    • University of Oregon
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: International Relations
    • Major: Spanish

Attorney Joseph P. Kennedy

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1990


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1985
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Temple Law Review

Pro Bono Activities

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe, Devotee

Attorney Laura Schauer - Ives


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Honors: Bonderant Research Scholar
    • Major: Constitutional Law
    • Major: Constitutional Rights
    • Major: Criminal Procedure I and II
    • Major: Church and State
    • Major: First Amendment

Pro Bono Activities

  • ACLU, Legal Director
  • ACLU, Cooperating Attorney
  • Disability Rights Legal Center End of Life Liberty Project, Advisory Committee, Member
  • ACLU, New Mexico Legal Panel
  • ACLU, New Mexico, Reproductive Rights Panel

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

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