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Rameez Burney

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Albuquerque, NM

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505-271-4848

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A recent LL.M. Graduate in Taxation and International and Comparative Law from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2020. Submissions editor for the Natural Resources Journal, one of the oldest running journals in New Mexico. Graduated from Anderson School of Management with a Master in Business Association in Strategic Management and Policy and Procedure. Graduated with a Bachelor in Busines and Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

A husband and recent a father to a baby boy.

In his spare time enjoys spending time with his family, being active, and playing sports such as basketball, cricket, BJJ, and Muy Thai.

A native of Pakistan, Rameez Burney came to the United States as a child. He grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he attended the University of New Mexico, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management and Policy and Procedure from the Anderson School of Management. He earned his Juris Doctor from the UNM School of Law in 2020 and has since earned a Master of Laws in Taxation and International and Comparative Law from the UCLA School of Law.

Rameez was Submissions Editor for the Natural Resources Journal, one of the oldest journals in New Mexico. He served as a Legal Intern for the Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation, at the New Mexico Legal Aid Society Tax Clinic and for the New Mexico Department of Health. He also served as a Research Assistant at the UNM School of Law.

A husband and new father to a baby boy, Rameez enjoys spending time with his family, being active and playing such sports as basketball, cricket, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai (also known as Thai boxing). He is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and English.

Areas Of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Debtor's Rights
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation/Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business & Commercial
  • Business Organizations
  • Consumer Protection
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Franchising
  • Securities
  • Tax

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2021
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2021

Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2020
  • University of California – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    • LL.M. - 2021
    • Major: Taxation/International and Comparative Law
  • Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico
    • Master of Business Administration - 2015
    • Major: Strategic Management and Policy and Procedure
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 2012
    • Major: Finance
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2012
    • Major: Philosophy

Honors and Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Bar Association, Member, 2021 to 2021
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation, Legal Intern, 2019 to 2019
  • New Mexico Legal Aid – Tax Clinic, Legal Intern, 2019 to 2019
  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Research Assistant, 2019 to 2019
  • New Mexico Department of Health, Legal Intern, 2018 to 2018
  • Houston Community College (Health Sciences Center), Administrative Assistant, 2016 to 2017