Joseph C. Gonzales - A Cordell & Cordell Albuquerque Divorce Attorney

Joseph C. Gonzales

Senior Litigation Attorney

Albuquerque divorce attorney Joseph C. Gonzales

Albuquerque divorce attorney Joseph C. Gonzales was attracted to family law because of the opportunity it presents to assist those going through a challenging and uncertain time in their life.

“I am detail-oriented and tenacious while working to make sure clients’ rights are protected,” Mr. Gonzales said.

The divorce process is overwhelming for many, and it is tough to know where to turn. Mr. Gonzales works diligently to make sure his clients’ rights are protected and to make sure they understand all the options they have available. In what is an otherwise uncertain and calamitous time, Mr. Gonzales provides a source of stability and reassurance.

“I am here to listen, without judgment, and to provide every client with an objective and honest opinion on what options are available to them,” he said.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Gonzales is licensed to practice in New Mexico.


Mr. Gonzales earned his Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Gonzales practiced probate litigation and estate planning and represented homeowners in claims against major financial institutions involving fraud, bad faith lending, common law contracts and torts, Truth in Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. He also was previously an Assistant District Attorney.


  • New Mexico Bar Association
  • S. District Court of New Mexico


"The firm has been very nice. They've always made it about me. It's been a breath of fresh air. That relieved me of all the stress of it not being mishandled."
"​Excellent service. Very professional and knowledgeable. Achieved every single thing that was needed."
"​He has been very upfront with me and honest. He explains to me how things are . He sets very realistic expectations about any difficulties that I may face, but he still tries to achieve the things I want no matter how complicated that they are. I really appreciate this service that you are providing by reaching out to the client to follow up on how thing are going.​"
"​I've made everything as clear as I can to him regarding what I'm looking for in the case and I trust that he will do all he can for me. I really feel like I know that I have a professional team behind me."

​"Excellent communication and strong advocacy on my behalf. I was very happy with my experience with your firm." ​


"Joseph is knowledgeable and on top of everything. You guys have been a Godsend and phenomenal. I applaud Cordell & Cordell for sticking up for dad's rights."


“I’m pretty happy with results and his performance. Joseph is an amazing person. He’s very, very professional. I have dealt with other lawyers in my life, and they cost me money and a huge inconvenience. Joseph is precise and his performance at the hearing was impressive. My previous experience with lawyers is they lie and just do things for money, but Joseph is the very opposite of that. His work is impeccable.”


​"Everything went very well. Joseph was awesome and patient. I really appreciate the service."

"I​ had a very good experience and appreciated the open ended and honest conversations."