Ms. Kuhlmann graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2006 magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies. She received her Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2010. While in law school, Ms. Kuhlmann served as a board member of the Student Bar Association, was president of the Delta Theta Phi law fraternity, and was a Student Director of the Housing and Employment Law Clinic. Ms. Kuhlmann is admitted to practice before all New Mexico state and federal courts, as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her practice focuses on civil litigation including insurance defense, workers’ compensation, employment and civil rights.