Ryan F. Adragna joined the firm in September 2020 after completing a clerkship with the Honorable C. Shannon Bacon of the New Mexico Supreme Court. Mr. Adragna assisted Justice Bacon with drafting and editing opinions, as well as researching a variety of civil, criminal, and administrative law issues considered by the Court.
Mr. Adragna attended the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, in 2019. As a law student, Mr. Adragna externed for the Honorable James O. Browning, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the Honorable Jennifer L. Attrep, First Judicial District Court of New Mexico. Additionally, Mr. Adragna served as an editor of the New Mexico Law Review, competed as a two-year member and captain of the school’s National Mock Trial team, and worked as a research assistant for faculty. Upon graduation, faculty awarded Mr. Adragna the Roehl Advocate Award for Trial Advocacy, the Professor Michael B. Browde Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law, and the Judge Oliver Seth Award in Ethics.
University of New Mexico School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2019
New Mexico State University, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, 2013
Using the Tenth Amendment to Prevent Forest Fires: An Analysis of the Property Clause and Tenth Amendment in United States v. Board of County Commissioners of County of Otero, 49 N.M. L. Rev. 107 (2019).