Deian McBryde

400 Gold Ave SW, Suite 1020
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
United States
Office Phone: 5054659086
Member since 2020
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

Deian McBryde is a mediator, family law attorney, and collaborative professional. He is also Chair of the Solo & Small Firm Section of the State Bar; Council member-at-large for the ABA’s General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division (GPSolo); and serves on various legal committees and boards. Deian works with clients to realize their vision for a future where all parties (including children) benefit from the collaborative approach as a long-term solution to major family changes. On the lighter side, Deian used to be a professional musician, and, to his knowledge, he is the only practicing attorney in the State of New Mexico to have had backup dancers.

Area(s) of Practice: Family law, divorce, custody, kinship guardianship, domestic violence, mediation, and settlement facilitation.
License(s): Admitted to practice in New Mexico and the Federal District of District of New Mexico.

Professional Activities

Member, State Bar of New Mexico; Member, American Bar Association (ABA); Member, National LGBTQ+ Bar Association; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Chair, State Bar of New Mexico Solo & Small Firm Section; Membership Director, ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo); Member-at-Large, ABA GPSolo Council; Member, ABA GPSolo Membership, Member Benefits, and Programs Committee; Member, State Bar of New Mexico Committee for Diversity in the Legal Profession; Special Advisor, ABA GPSolo Diversity Committee Member, LGBTQ+ Family Law Institute

Postgraduate Education

Juris Doctor, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2017

Professional Education

Mediation Training Certificate; Family Mediation Certificate; and Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training