Our Team 2017-09-15T18:02:15+00:00


Matthew G. Watson

Attorney at Law

Mr. Watson graduated from New Mexico State University in 1999, with a Bachelors degree in Government Studies with a minor in Spanish. He then went on to obtain his law degree from the University of New Mexico in 2002.

After graduating from law school, he worked as an Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney for The Scott Hulse Law Firm in El Paso, Texas until deciding to move on to another firm in 2004.

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Joshua L. Smith

Attorney at Law

Joshua L. Smith joined our team at Watson Smith, in 2014.  Mr. Smith received his law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law in 2007.  While at Texas Tech, Mr. Smith focused on water law and natural resources, as well as civil litigation. After graduation, he returned to Las Cruces and began as an associate with the law firm of Hubert & Hernandez, P.A., primarily practicing water law, administrative law, real estate law, and domestic relations.

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Vanessa Delgado


Vanessa graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 2005.   Shortly after, she continued her education and graduated from the Dona Ana Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2009.   Vanessa is also a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico.

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