Mr. Russell received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management in 2009 with a concentration in International Management and a Minor in German. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2013 with his Natural Resources and Environmental Law Certificate and the Albert E. Utton Natural Resources Law Award. While in law school, Mr. Russell was a member of the Business Law Society and the Environmental Law Society, and he actively participated in numerous natural resources and environmental law events and programs. Mr. Russell is admitted to practice before all New Mexico state and federal courts as well as the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association and Workers’ Compensation Association of New Mexico. His practice focuses on civil litigation including workers’ compensation, insurance defense, employment, and civil rights.