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Alexander M.M. Uballez
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Staff Profile
United States Attorney

Alexander M.M. Uballez

Alexander M.M. Uballez serves as the United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico. Nominated by President Joseph R. Biden on January 26, 2022, and confirmed by the United States Senate on May 17, 2022, Mr. Uballez is the chief federal law enforcement officer for the district. As United States Attorney, Mr. Uballez supervises the investigation and prosecution of all federal crimes, the litigation of all civil matters in which the United States has an interest, as well as leading community-building efforts designed to enhance public safety throughout New Mexico.

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland appointed Mr. Uballez to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC), a select group of United States Attorneys who advise the Attorney General on matters of policy, procedure, and management. Additionally, Mr. Uballez serves on the following AGAC subcommittees, representing the diverse practice in the District of New Mexico: Native American Issues; Border and Immigration; Violent and Organized Crime; Environmental Justice; and Office, Management, and Budget.

Prior to his confirmation as United States Attorney, Mr. Uballez was as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Mexico where he led organized crime investigations and prosecuted child sexual abuse and human trafficking crimes, transnational and organized crime, and violent crime. He also served as the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Coordinator, International Coordinator, and Internship Coordinator. Previously, Mr. Uballez served as an Assistant District Attorney in the First and Second Judicial District Attorney’s Offices of New Mexico where he prosecuted crimes against children, community and drug crimes, domestic violence and driving while intoxicated offenses.

Mr. Uballez received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 2011 and his B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Pomona College in 2008.

Dates of Service
2022 - Present
Updated August 1, 2023