Richard W. Sutten

rick-suttenRichard is a valued and dedicated member of Whitener Law Firm, P.A. Richard joined the Whitener team in 2010 after 13 years in private practice in Albuquerque. Following more than a decade as a general practitioner, Richard’s passion found root in helping injured and disenfranchised New Mexicans battle the injustices often confronting those injured in automobile accidents.

Bar Admissions:

  • New Mexico, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Tenth Circuit, 2001


  • Juris Doctor, 1996
    Oklahoma City University
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), 1994
    University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

Organizational Memberships:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2001
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers, 2010
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Animal Law Section, 2012