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Daniel Apodaca

Daniel Apodaca is a Partner at SaucedoChavez, P.C. in the Albuquerque offices. He is a native New Mexican growing up in Las Cruces. He is focused on appreciating the unique circumstances of his clients and solving their legal issues both efficiently and decisively. 

Before joining SaucedoChavez, P.C., Daniel worked as a public defender in Bernalillo County. He gained invaluable experience taking more than 25 cases to a jury trial. Moving to civil practice proved even more rewarding in his ability to assist clients in a wide range of matters. Daniel has conducted and defended many dozen depositions in a vast array of complex matters, including serious personal injury, construction defect, and various commercial matters. Daniel has gained an unique expertise in employment litigation having taken many cases through administrative evidentiary hearing, while also helping to implement New Mexico's policies and procedures in investigating and management of wage and hour claims. 

With two young daughters, Daniel and his wife, Valerie, enjoy spending time in New Mexico's amazing outdoors. An avid sports fan, Daniel also enjoys being a referee for middle and high school basketball.