Attorney Jose Maria Lerma

ATTORNEY JOSE MARIA LERMA, Lupita Shestko-Montiel, AZCLDP also has legal services under the supervision of the attorney José Maria Lerma (Mr. Lerma’s fees are billed separate) who has been a member the Arizona State Bar since 1972. Mr. Lerma was a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Cruz County for 15 years. He later served as an attorney / consultant for the Mexican Consulate in Nogales, AZ. Member of the First National Council for the Congress for the Mexican Abroad (IME) of the Republic of Mexico. He was also awarded the OTLI Award in 1990 by the Mexican Foreign Ministry’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs. Member of the Board of Directors of the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) from 1980 to 1985. He was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association.