top of page


John Tiwald Attorney - Tiwald Law Firm
Rated one of the 10 Best Attorneys of 2018 Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Since 1974, attorney John Tiwald has represented clients in Albuquerque and around the state of New Mexico in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

John Tiwald’s first degree was a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He then graduated from law school at the University of Nebraska and has practiced law in New Mexico ever since.


John is married to Margaret Reidy, a native of Lincoln, NM, and they have two children. John served on the board of directors of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association for many years and was an officer of the association. He was also an editor of the Journal of the NMTLA for several years and writes for that Journal, which is widely read by lawyers throughout the state.


John gives seminar presentations to lawyers in continuing education programs and is one of the authors of a litigation manual used by lawyers throughout New Mexico. He also is a court-appointed mediator for the District Court’s Settlement Week program.

John has been very active in community non-profit organizations throughout his career. During the last fifteen years he has served as President, Vice-President, and as a board member of the New Mexico Brain Injury Alliance and has served on the board of the Southwest Neurorehabilitation Institute. He has a special interest and experience in representing brain-injured persons and their families in injury cases of all types.


John’s practice emphasizes representing injured people in a wide variety of cases, ranging from automobile and vehicle accidents to product liability injuries, industrial accidents, and medical and hospital malpractice cases.


Because of John Tiwald’s knowledge of and experience with brain injury law, Tiwald Law Firm has set up a website especially for brain-injured people and their families. Please click here to go to the Brain Injury Law Firm of NM.

Member of the State Bar of New Mexico
Member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association Foundation

Former Officer and Board Member of the NM Trial Lawyers Association

Member of the American Association for Justice
10 Best Attorneys of 2018 in Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Member of the Electrical Injury Litigation Group

Member of the National Brain Injury Litigation Group

Board Member, Brain Injury Alliance of NM

bottom of page