Presented by: Clara Moran, Chief Deputy Attorney General
Clara Moran is the Chief Deputy Attorney General overseeing Criminal Affairs at the Office of the Attorney General. Clara previously served as Deputy Attorney General and Division Director of the Special Prosecutions Division. A career prosecutor, Clara has prosecuted homicides, violent crimes, sex crimes, crimes against children, public corruption, and domestic violence cases. A 2005 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law, Clara was the recipient of the 2019 Justice Mary Walters award, named one of New Mexico’s most outstanding professionals under 40 by the Albuquerque Business First Journal in 2018, received the 2014 Jurisprudence Prosecutor of the Year by the New Mexico District Attorneys Association, received the 2009 Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the State Bar of New Mexico, and the 2007 Spirit Award from the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Clara has also served on the Board of Bar Commissioners since 2016.