Watson Smith opened its doors in 2008, when Matthew G. Watson decided it was time to begin his own practice. Since then, Watson Smith has established a reputation in southern New Mexico for quality legal services in a variety of practice areas such as Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Natural Resources and Water law.
In 2014, Joshua L. Smith came to work at Watson Smith, and brought with him a reputation for excellence. Mr. Smith has been recognized as a Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers for two consecutive years, a great industry honor. Not one to become complacent, he continues working hard to become one of the most qualified attorneys in southern New Mexico in his fields of practice. Mr. Smith’s practice focuses on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Water Law, Real Estate Law, Corporate Law and Contracts, as well as Civil Litigation. Many New Mexico corporations retain his services to ensure they are running their business with sound legal practices, and many local farmers and ranchers have benefited from his skill in settling easement and water rights disputes.
Together, Matthew G. Watson and Joshua L. Smith form a fantastic legal team that is capable of handling a wide array of legal issues in an efficient and professional manner. The staff at Watson Smith also have a passion for the legal arena and have a combined 30+ years of legal experience among them. They work hard behind the scenes to ensure client satisfaction and to keep Watson Smith a great place to work and a welcoming place for clients.