Ms. Train has a reputation as an aggressive litigator. However, she is also a trained mediator. Part of her expertise lies in understanding when the more nuanced tools of a collaborative approach are needed, versus when the more forceful tools of litigation are required.
Ms. Train has successfully litigated cases that have been featured in both local and national news programs. She also volunteers her time both by providing free legal services at a local court program and by teaching a program for self-represented individuals at Santa Fe Community College.
Prior to opening her own practice as a family law attorney, Ms. Train was a clerk for the Honorable Martha Vazquez, United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. Prior to that she worked in complex insurance law litigation in Washington, DC.
Ms. Train graduated Magna Cum Laude from law school, which she attended with a full academic scholarship. Prior to that she graduated Summa Cum Laude from college.
Before embarking on her legal career, Ms. Train served for 7 years active duty in the United States Marine Corps. She was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1997.
The photo is of Ms. Train's grandparents who have now been married for over 60 years. This is the third marriage for her grandmother. She was what one might call a "divorce pioneer."