Batley Family Law, P.A.
Bobbie Batley is a New Mexico Board Recognized Specialist in Divorce and Family Law, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Diplomat with the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and a trained Collaborative family law attorney. She is dedicated to helping her clients get through one of the most trying times of their life with the goal of reaching a better place emotionally and financially post-divorce. Bobbie embraces her cases with a thoughtful passion for each client’s individual needs and concerns. She then works diligently to create the best options for resolving the last chapter of their marriage.
A skilled trial lawyer who brings equal tenacity to the settlement table, Bobbie believes the best way to settle a case is to be prepared for trial. She also values Collaborative Divorce as a powerful option for her clients and offers advanced Collaborative techniques and interest-based negotiation skills.
Bobbie’s commitment to families is evident not only in her case work, but also in the time she spends working with organizations and within the Court system to decrease the animosity in family law and find solutions for families in transition.
The New Mexico native was born and raised in Farmington, and grew up in a family business. This experience gives her an intimate understanding of the dynamics in cases that involve family businesses. She represents business owners, their spouses and other high asset parties. Bobbie works with her clients and forensic experts and accountants to find creative solutions in cases involving a business. She also recognizes that privacy and discretion are a must in cases with high net worth individuals and business owners.
Bobbie is former Chair of the American Bar Association Family Law Section. In addition, she serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Advancement of the American Legal System. This volunteer work and her national involvement with the American College of Family Trial Lawyers keeps Bobbie apprised of the most recent developments in family law across the country.