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TERRY WORD, American Lawyer, Partner of KEITHLY & ENGLISH, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Business, Corporate, Banking, Criminal and Probate Law.


Word, Terry Mullins was born on December 30, 1943 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Son of Terrence Stuart and Leila Elba (Mullins) Word.


Bachelor in Economics, Mathematics University Texas, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1973.


Admitted to the bar, 1973, New Mexico, Texas and United States. Partner Stribling, Anderson, Read & Word, Albuquerque, 1973-1974. Attorney New Mexico Public Defender, 1974-1976. Private practice, 1976-1977.

Associate Richard E. Ransom, P.A., 1977-1983. President private practice, since 1983. Member rules of civil procedures com New Mexico Supreme Court, 1989—1992.

Workmen's compensation editor The New Mexico Trial Lawyer, Albuquerque, 1982-1984.


  • Bar: Texas 1973, New Mexico 1973, United States District Court New Mexico 1973.


  • Other Work

    • "The Role of the Vocational Expert In Workers Compensation Cases," The New Mexico Law Review, Fall, 1984. Co-Author: Chapter 3, The Vocational Expert Handbook Fall, 1988.


Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters Albuquerque, 1983-1986. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1966-1970, Vietnam. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America (sustaining member, board governors 1991-1994), New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association (chairman continuing legal education committee 1984-1985, treasurer 1984-1985, board directors since 1984, president elect 1985-1986, president 1986-1987), American Board Trial Advocates (president New Mexico chapter 1996-1997). Member New Mexico Supreme Court Standing Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure, since 1989. Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Basic and Advanced Courses, since 1990.


Married ALice G. Hector, January 27, 1971 (divorced 1977). Children: Morgan Anna, Zachary Hector. Married Mary Ann L. Rios Garcia, May 28, 1983.

Children: Jettie Laure, Terrence Rios. 1 stepson, John Jarrett Garcia.

Terrence Stuart Word

Leila Elba (Mullins) Word

ALice G. Hector

Mary Ann L. Rios Garcia

Morgan Anna Word

Zachary Hector Word

Jettie Laure Word

Terrence Rios Word