Marcus has over 2500 administrative and legal hearings. 47 trials, 8 of which were 1st-degree murder. One of which set precedent in the State of New Mexico. Drugs, burglary, robbery, extortion, vehicular homicide, rape. State court federal court, DoD, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force.
He is a veteran of the United States Army where he was an engineer for nine years and a Judge Advocate General for eight years. He served in Operations Desert Shield and Storm and served a tour during Operation Enduring Freedom.
In 1998 he graduated from The University of New Mexico School of Law and started his career with the Office of the District Attorney for the Thirteenth Judicial District.
He has prosecuted and trialed all types of criminal cases representing the State of New Mexico to include homicides, drug crimes, property crimes, white-collar crimes, violent crimes, and juvenile crimes.
He then went on to represent defendants with the Law Offices of the Public Defender for two years again handling all types of felonies to including homicides and other violent crimes. Currently, at The Law Offices of Cameron & Russell, he handles criminal cases in all jurisdictions in New Mexico, mostly focusing on cases arising out of Bernalillo County.
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Bill Russell is a deeply dedicated father and loves spending time with his family. He has represented injured people and their families for years, throughout the State of New Mexico. Bill is committed to not forgetting his roots and continuing to help New Mexicans. He prides himself in standing up for victims of car accidents, dog bites, wrongful death, premise accidents, and more. If you or a loved one has been injured, you better call Bill to help you sort things out today!
Bill was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. He graduated from Cibola High School and went on to receive his undergraduate education at the University of New Mexico, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Criminology and Art Studio. After earning his undergraduate degree Bill worked as an insurance agent, specializing in property and casualty insurance policies. A highlight of this vocation was working with people in the community to ensure they would be protected in the midst of tragic circumstances. These experiences continue to pour over into helping Bill represent injured members of the community today.
Bill then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from the University of New Mexico School of Law in December of 2014. While studying for his Juris Doctorate, Bill became a member of the Environmental Law Society and worked as a law clerk at family law and estate-planning firm. He has a particular interest in natural resources and environmental law, as well as personal injury, civil litigation, and insurance law. During his last semester of Law School Bill worked at an insurance defense firm as a law clerk. Now Bill focuses on representing injured people and their families throughout the State of New Mexico. Since admission to the bar in May 2015, Bill has worked as a civil plaintiff’s attorney, and a criminal defense attorney, all while producing successful results for his clients. Bill also represented families in Children’s Court when they were faced with pressing legal consequences and has passionately represented clients in criminal defense matters.
When not practicing law, Bill enjoys playing basketball, working on cars, and participating in several of his son’s sporting endeavors. He loves to mentor young men and women because he knows he didn’t get where he is today without others believing in him and his dreams. He is passionate about giving back to the community that helped make him the man he is today. Bill offers a free attorney-consultation to anyone, and will help to find you the best option, no matter your situation!
Bill Russell and Marcus Cameron are the faces behind Cameron & Russell. We go the extra mile for our clients to pursue personal injury claims and provide criminal defense. We approach every case with a fresh eye to detail and the determination to represent our clients to the fullest extent the law allows. We passionately defend clients facing criminal charges, and relentlessly seek out fair compensation for personal injury claims. No matter your situation, we promise to tirelessly represent your legal needs.
500 Marquette Ave NW Suite 1200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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