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Thomas Anthony Clayton

Thomas Anthony Clayton, American human services administrator. Bar: New Mexico 1991, United States District Court New Mexico 1992.


Clayton, Thomas Anthony was born on June 17, 1960 in Baltimore. Son of Harry William and Maria C. (Peña) Clayton.


New Mexico Highlands University (Bachelor of Arts, 1985). University of California at Los Angeles (Juris Doctor, 1991). Spoken languages: Spanish.


Smith v. McKee, 116 N.M. 34, 859 P.2d 1061 (1993) Worked at Walther Associates (Santa Fe, New Mexico) specializing in Domestic Relations Law. Admitted to the bar, 1991, New Mexico. 1992, United States. District Court, District of New Mexico.

Co-Author: with José Humberto Díaz-Guerro and José Trinidad Garcia-Cervantes, "Foreign Investment in Mexico: Mexico Welcomes Foreign Investors," 12 Chicano-Latino L. Rev. 13 (Spring 1992). Commission Chairman, New Mexico Crime Victims Reparations. Member: First Judicial District (Treasurer, 1993.

Secretary, 1994; Vice-President, 1995. President, 1996) and American Bar Associations. State Bar of New Mexico.

Hispanic Bar Association. David Walther has a national referral practice in divorce, custody and family law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of its Board of Governors and a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

He is a New Mexico Board recognized Family Law Specialist. Walther Associates is a member of Martindale Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.


Commissioner New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission, Albuquerque, since 1993, chairman, since 1996. Vice chairman San Miguel County (New Mexico) Republican Central Committee, 1994-1995. Board directors Greater Las Vegas United Way, vice president, 1995.

Member 1st Judicial District Bar Association (president 1996), Kiwanis (secretary Las Vegas Sunrise chapter 1995).


Married Ernestine B. Lujan, September 13, 1986. Children: Sebastian A., Taria J.