Felker, Ish, Ritchie & Geer, P.A.

Attorneys at Law
911 Old Pecos Trail; Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 988-4483
Telefax: (505) 983-4876

Carol J. Ritchie


  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1980
    • Cum Laude
    • Dean’s List
    • Departmental Distinction
  • J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, 1984
    • Cum Laude
    • Order of the Coif (top 10% of class)
    • Notes and Comments Editor, Natural Resource Journal
    • AmJur Book Awards-Evidence and U.C.C.
  • Admitted U.S. District Court, New Mexico; Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; All courts in the State of New Mexico
  • Licensed in New Mexico since 1984

Areas of Practice

General tort liability, civil rights, consumer rights, medical malpractice, contract claims, appellate and motion briefing.


Ms. Ritchie has been with the firm since 1984.  Her practice involves general civil litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury actions, premises liability, contractual liability, New Mexico Tort Claims Act liability, consumer protection litigation, declaratory judgment, and civil rights defense.  She has litigated in both state and federal court.  She has extensive experience preparing discovery and dispositive motions.  Ms. Ritchie has also prepared numerous appellate briefs in the New Mexico Supreme Court, New Mexico Court of Appeals, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  She has also assisted in the preparation of Petitions for Certiorari filed in the U.S. Supreme Court.