Steven G. Farber is AV Rated for 30 years. He has been a sole practitioner since 1978 with a substantial personal injury, accident, wrongful death and catastrophic injury, white collar crime, criminal defense and civil rights emphasis.
In personal injury, wrongful death, accident, and civil rights cases Mr. Farber vigorously pursues full compensation for the full amount of the harm suffered.
In white collar crime, drug, and criminal cases, Mr. Farber carefully protects and defends the rights of the accused.
Mr. Farber also defends those whose professional licenses are at risk understanding the highly sensitive nature of these proceedings.
Effective advocacy, thorough preparation, and professional dedication to his clients are hallmarks of Mr. Farber's law practice.
Steven Farber won and personally and successfully appeared before the United States Supreme Court in a very important civil rights case in the case of Wilson v. Garcia. Very few lawyers in the United States have ever had the opportunity to appear before - or make an argument to - the United States Supreme Court. Fewer still have ever won a case in the United States Supreme Court.
Steven Farber is very proud of his significant accomplishment actually appearing before the United States Supreme Court and making a successful and winning oral argument to the United States Supreme Court.
Steven Farber was an elected City Councilor for the City of Santa Fe.
Mr. Farber is actively involved in civic affairs and bar associations. He was an elected member of the Santa Fe City Council and then served on the first Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Commission. In 2012 Mr. Farber was appointed to serve as a Commissioner on the Santa Fe Home Rule Charter Review Commission. He also served as the Chair of the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization.
Mr. Farber is gratified professionally by the fact that with another colleague he worked for years to gather evidence and then was able to free an innocent man