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       After graduating from Deming High School in southern New Mexico, Vickie attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in political science. After graduating from George Washington University, Vickie returned to New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico School of Law. Vickie earned her Master of Laws in Taxation (“LL.M.”) from New York University, and subsequently returned to New Mexico to practice law.  

          Vickie practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, business planning, tax planning, and business succession planning. 

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New York University

Master of Laws in Taxation

University of New Mexico School of Law

Juris Doctor

George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts



  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Fellow

  • American Bar Foundation Fellow

  • Supreme Court of New Mexico Appointed State Disciplinary Board Chair 2024


  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts, & Probate Law by New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization (2010 – 2019; program terminated in 2019)

  • “AV” rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell National Lawyers Directory

  • Martindale-Hubbell National Lawyers Directory Client Distinction Award (based on client review ratings) 

  • The Best Lawyers in America Award for work in:

    • Tax Law;

    • Trusts and Estates Law;

    • Litigation – Trusts & Estates; and

    • Litigation & Controversy – Tax

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" in the categories of:

    • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2020)

    • Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2019)

    • Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2016)

    • Tax Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2014)

  • The Albuquerque Community Foundation - “Excellence in Charitable Gift Planning” Award 

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Community Activities


  • Board of Directors, University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management Foundation (2014-2018)

  • Adjunct Professor at University of New Mexico School of Law, Wills and Trusts (2015)

  • Founder, Independent Community Foundation, Inc. (a publicly supported charity)

  • Board of Directors, the Albuquerque Community Foundation (2008 - 2012)

Vickie speaks both locally and outside of New Mexico to numerous financial advisors, attorneys, accountants and others on tax and estate planning, business planning, charitable giving, planning related to qualified retirement benefits, and legal ethics. Wilcox & Myers, P.C. hosts an annual seminar on current legal topics attended by over 150 top legal and financial advisors in the community.

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