Founded in 1915, Keleher & McLeod is a major legal resource for the Albuquerque business community, handling matters of finance, real estate development and general business activity locally and throughout the state. With 39 lawyers, 14 of whom are selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2014, the firm also performs substantial work for individuals through its sophisticated wills, trusts, and estates group, and represents a number of contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in its construction law group. Though the firm has a national reputation, Keleher & McLeod is recognized for being uniquely New Mexican: More than half of the firm's current roster of attorneys graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law and the firm is deeply involved in the fabric of the community and its culture. Committed to the highest standards of practice the firm is known for the decency, competence and professionalism of its representation. While the firm has handled some of the largest transactional and litigation matters in New Mexico, it remains committed to helping individuals and businesses with legal issues of any size.