Joe Shattuck is a legend among criminal defense lawyers in New Mexico, having tried over 700 felony cases since 1976. Joe retired from the New Mexico Public Defender Department where he was assigned murders and other difficult cases in every county across the state. Joe recently teamed up with Jeff Lahann in successfully defending Allen Patterson in the nearly two-month Federal RICO trial in Las Cruces. Since winning that trial in 2018, Joe and Jeff have joined forces on a number of other trials and make an excellent trial team. Former clients are encouraged to contact The Lahann Law Firm.