John A. Frase


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  • Biography

    John is an expert in a diverse range of legal fields, skillfully handling cases in employment law, construction defect, wrongful death, commercial disputes, bad faith, and estate planning.

    Throughout his career, John has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to his clients, securing favorable outcomes in a myriad of complex cases. His broad expertise covers everything from managing employment disputes involving discrimination and wage issues to navigating intricate workplace compliance challenges. John's significant experience with construction defect litigation, coupled with his strategic approach to commercial disputes and bad faith cases, positions him as a trusted advocate for justice and favorable client resolutions.

    John's versatility also shines in the realm of estate planning, where he provides tailored advice on wealth preservation and succession planning to protect and ensure his clients' financial legacies. 

    When he isn't fighting for his clients' interests, he enjoys spending time with his two kids and beautiful wife, sometimes with his dog, and, of course, all things Razorback. 


    • Arkansas
    • New Mexico
    • U.S. District of Court, New Mexico
    • U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Arkansas


    • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience
    • Successfully defended an abortion clinic in lawsuit concerning the alleged violation of state and federal laws limiting the use of fetal tissue for research.  
    • Settled multi-million dollar complex construction case for less than 20% of the claimed damages.  
    • Successfully represented a country club in obtaining a favorable dispute resolution between my client, the New Mexico Environment Department, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, a utility company, and a local water association.
  • Education


    Tulane University Law School, 2006, Environmental Law Certificate

    B.S., Philosophy and Psychology, 1999, Presidential Scholar