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Albuquerque NM 87194-7307
Moe can trace his family roots back eleven generations in New Mexico. Born and raised in Albuquerque, Moe is the son of Frank Maestas, former Albuquerque Journal sports journalist. Moe's mom, Emma Maestas, hails from the Romero family of San Miguel county.
Moe began his interest in politics and public service early in life and was Valley High Schools senior class president in 1986. After high school, Moe moved to Seattle where he gained tremendous leadership skills while working and volunteering at El Centro de la Raza, a community based civil-rights organization.
While living in Seattle, Moe put himself through college by working nights as a union factory worker at Stoneway Carton Company. Upon graduating from the University of Washington in 1995 where he studied political science and economics, Moe returned home and moved to the wst side to attend the University of New Mexico, School of Law. While at UNM Law, he served as President of the Mexican American Law Student Association (MALSA) and co-founded the first ever National Latina/o Law Student Conference (NLLSC) in 1997.
AN EXPERIENCED LEADER:
Moe served as an Assistant District Attorney for five years where he held domestic violence and DWI offenders accountable. Moe has handled many cases in District Court and Metro Court and knows first hand many of the injustices in our legal system. Currently, Moe Maestas manages his own general law practice, The MoeJustice Law Office.
Moe currently serves as a board member of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association (NMHBA) and is a past member of the Second Judicial District Court and Metropolitan Court Nominating Commissions. Moe has also worked to promote planned growth on the west side while serving as a member of the City of Albuquerques Planned Growth Strategy Implementation Advisory Task Force (PGSIATF).
Moe helped build the Bernalillo County Democratic Party (BCDP) serving as its 1st Vice-Chair from 2001-2003 and he currently serves on the State Central Committee of the New Mexico Democratic Party (DPNM).
COMMITTED TO ALBUQUERQUE'S FUTURE:
Moe is committed to public service as a volunteer for Dismas House New Mexico, is of Counsel for the New Mexico Center for Social Justice, and founder and CEO of the United Leadership Council (ULC), a local group committed to recruiting and organizing young leaders to become more active in their communities.
Moe loves salsa dancing and is also a sports enthusiast who supports local athletics and is an active member of the New Mexico Lobo Club. Moe continues to stay active by playing in a 35 and older basketball league. He plans to continue his dad's legacy by being a big supporter of children's sports leagues, high school athletics and New Mexico's college athletic programs.
LET'S HELP MOE GET IN TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
For information about how you can get involved in Moes campaign, please e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him (505) 242-2279.