Karen McReynolds

Karen McReynolds photoProfessional Experience

Ms. McReynolds is a shareholder, director, and secretary of the firm. She assists clients with business and contract matters, including entity formations, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, and oil and gas matters. She has an active estate planning practice, with experience in drafting wills and trusts, complex testamentary dispositions, trust and estate administration, guardianships, conservatorships, and probate matters. Ms. McReynolds also supports the firm’s litigation practice. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico.


Ms. McReynolds earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics with Distinction in 2007 from Duke University, graduating magna cum laude. In 2010, she graduated with high honors from The University of Texas School of Law, where she served as Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review, authored "Rollover, Rollover: A Behavioral Law and Economics Analysis of the Payday-Loan Industry", 88 Texas L. Rev. 611 (2010), and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.

Professional Activities

Karen is a past President of the Lea County Bar Association and currently serves as its Treasurer.

Civic Acivities

Karen is a Hobbs native, who is active in her local church and volunteers as a judge for the Teen Court of Lea County. Karen also serves as a member of an independent selection committee for a local private foundation that awards college scholarships to Lea County students.

Email and Telephone Extension

Karen can be reached via e-mail at kmcreynolds@hobbsnmlaw.com and via telephone at (575) 393-0505 ext. 110. Her assistant Cheryl Dudley can be reached via e-mail at cdudley@hobbsnmlaw.com or via telephone at (575) 393-0505 ext. 114.