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About Me

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kathleen Love provides a high professional standard of legal services to clients seeking to hold public organizations and private businesses accountable for medical malpractice or personal injury. As a partner with McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, PA, Kathy Love has brought a number of high-profile cases to trial, including a matter involving the Albuquerque Police Department’s fatal shooting of Christopher Torres. For more information about Kathy Love and her firm, prospective clients can log on to

In preparation for her legal career, Kathleen Love enrolled at DePaul University, where she earned her juris doctor. Later, she studied at the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. Her academic background also includes time as an undergraduate at Ball State University, from which she secured her bachelor of science.

In her personal life, the accomplished attorney enjoys traveling with her family to such international destinations as the United Kingdom, Spain, Thailand, and Mexico. She also enjoys following professional baseball, an interest she nurtures with the help of her husband and son, both of whom are passionate fans of the game.



New Mexico Public Defender Department
January 1997 to 2001


McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, PA
January 2000 to 2001



DePaul University College of Law
January 1991 to 1995


Ball State University

Political Science