Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam

Kathleen A. Moran


Hobbs, NM

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Kathy Moran joined Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam in June 2018 to open an office in Hobbs, New Mexico, after more than twelve years as a shareholder, director and Vice President of Maddox, Holloman & Moran, P.C. She practices primarily in the areas of corporate law, business transactions, probate, estate administration, and general business matters. She has represented numerous clients in the sale of closely-held businesses, having handled numerous significant business sales and acquisitions, in and outside of the oil and gas industry.

Ms. Moran also regularly advises business clients regarding employment matters and assists individual clients with both routine and complex estate planning matters. She also assists land and mineral owners in satisfying requirements necessary to clear title issues, including the completion of original and ancillary probate proceedings, quiet title actions and other related legal proceedings.

First admitted to practice law in California, Ms. Moran practiced in Los Angeles with a national law firm for several years. After returning to her hometown–Hobbs, NM, she was admitted to practice in New Mexico in 2006. She also has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Ms. Moran is not licensed in Texas.


University of Texas School of Law – J.D., with honors

University of Notre Dame – B.A., with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional and Civic Activities

Lea County Bar Association – Past President and Treasurer

Economic Development Corporation of Lea county – Board Member (2007-2013)

Leadership New Mexico – Core Program – Class of 2011

St. Helena School of Hobbs – Board Member (2006-2016)