Hon. Robert H. Jacobvitz

United States Bankruptcy Judge

Dennis Chavez Federal Building and
U.S. Courthouse
P.O. Box 546
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0546

Tel: 505-348-2525
Fax: 505-348-2530

Class: XIX (2008)Circuit: Tenth


University of Colorado, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa (1975)
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., cum laude (1979)

Professional Career

Shareholder, Jacobvitz, Thuma & Walker P.C. (1998-)
Shareholder, Jacobvitz, Thuma & Matthews, P.C. (1993-98)
Shareholder, Poole, Tinnin & Martin P.C. (1986-93)
Associate, Poole, Tinnin & Martin P.C. (1979-85)


Bankruptcy Law Section, State Bar of NM, Director (1985-)
NM Annual Bankruptcy Year in Review: Founder; Speaker; often Producer (1985-)
University of New Mexico School of Law, Adjunct Professor (2004)


"Due Process and the Combination of Administrative Functions: A Balancing Approach," 63 Iowa Law Review 1186 1978 Author
"Survey of New Mexico Law, Administrative Law," 12 NM Law Review 235 1983 Author
"Bankruptcy Law Issues for the Home Health Care Provider," Nathanson, Home Health Care Law Manual 1996 Co-author


Southwest SuperLawyers, (2007)
Sandia Award (Highest CLE Award in NM), (2007)
Recognition Certificate (pro bono mediation services for the bankruptcy court), (2006)
Outstanding NM Bankruptcy Lawyer Award, (2002)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, (1995-)
Martindale AV rating, (1992-)