Louren Oliveros

Louren Oliveros is board-certified civil trial lawyer and a member of the Attorney Profile – National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) (nbtalawyers.org). She holds the rank of an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and she holds the highest rating for legal and ethical excellence by Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent. Louren graduated from the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. She was honored to accept an appointment to serve on the New Mexico Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Committee (2015) and she served on the New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee (2014/2015). Louren is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association and the National Filipino American Lawyers Association.

Louren Oliveros is known to take on tough cases and fight for her clients. She has taken over 30 cases to trial before juries in criminal and civil courts in her over 20 years of practice. Louren has also aggressively litigated numerous bench trials, hundreds of contested matters, and she has served as an arbitrator.

Her promise to her clients is that she will do everything in her power to bring them justice. Her record shows her success in carrying out that promise. Louren has successfully represented clients accused of felonies, including first degree murder, criminal sexual penetration, and crimes of violence and dishonesty. In the civil realm, Louren’s experience includes civil rights, police shootings and misconduct, torts, personal injury, contracts, gender and race discrimination, wrongful termination, catastrophic injury and trauma, medical malpractice and wrongful death.

Louren is a leader in the legal community, and she uses her strong voice to advocate for the advancement of women in the law. She is one of four nationally board-certified (NBTA) Civil Trial Law advocates in the states of New Mexico and Oregon and is one of twenty-one NBTA board-certified Civil Trial Law advocates, and the only woman advocate in New York, New Mexico and Oregon. Louren is a past President of the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association and served on the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association Board of Directors for several years. In line with her deep commitment to stand up for women’s rights, Louren also served on the advisory board of an innovative program designed to provide legal resources to women in need in the State of New Mexico entitled One Woman, One Case, Once a Year. 

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Louren attended Sabin Elementary School and graduated from Trinity Lutheran School. She is proud to be a Grant General, Class of 1990. Louren graduated from the University of Oregon in 1994 and she graduated from UNM Law School in 2001. Louren joined the New Mexico Law Review in the winter of 1999 and served as Notes and Comments Editor. She received the Dean’s Award for leadership and clinical honors for her work in the Southwest Indian Law Clinic. As a part of her legal education, she also worked as a legal extern in the United States District Court for The Honorable Bruce D. Black.

Sworn into the New York State Bar in 2020, Louren is currently working as trial counsel in New York. She practiced law in New Mexico for 20 years with her firm Gorence & Oliveros and is now working in an Of Counsel capacity with the Gorence Law Firm. Louren joined the Oregon State Bar in the fall of 2015 and uses her legal talents to serve the community in her home state where she works in an Of Counsel capacity with the Oliveros Law Group with her father, Gregory Oliveros, in Clackamas County, Oregon. Louren accepts cases in New York, New Mexico, and Oregon and is licensed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, in the federal district courts of New Mexico and Oregon, and in the Southern District Court of New York.