Michael H. Harbour

Michael H. Harbour

Of Counsel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Mr. Harbour graduated from Brown University in 1977 and received his J.D.  from University of Virginia in 1981. He is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of N.M., as well as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Since 2008, Mr. Harbour practice is exclusively limited to Mediation and Arbitration. He has Mediated over 1500 cases including complex personal injury and medical malpractices cases, as well as business disputes, employment and construction litigation.

While he was practicing litigation, he tried over 50 jury trials, and a similar number of bench trials in all courts in New Mexico, both Federal and State.

Currently he is a regular presenter at seminars involving Mediation.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Mediation
  • 20% Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1981


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of New Mexico, Member, 1981 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Madison Harbour & Mroz, Shareholder/Director, 1991 - 2001
  • Montgomery and Andrews, Associate and Shareholder, 1983 - 1991
  • Shafer Law Firm, Associate, 1981 - 1983