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Faculty Profile

Laurel Carrier Feilmeier

Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
Adjunct Instructor in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
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Mayes M315
University, MS 38655
(662) 915-7902
Joined UM: January 19, 2021

Brief Bio

Laurel C. Feilmeier earned her J.D. from the University of New Mexico in 2001, after completing her B.A. in Criminology and her Master of Public Administration. She was the managing editor of the UNM Law Review from 2000-2001, and clerked for the United States Attorney's Office in the District of Albuquerque in the summer of 2000. Ms. Feilmeier has been a sole practitioner for the last 18 years, primarily in the area of criminal defense. In 2008, Ms. Feilmeier assisted the Thirteenth Judicial District Court in New Mexico secure funding to plan and implement the state's first mental health court in Sandoval County. She continued as the program director for the specialty court until 2019, when she and her husband relocated to the State of Mississippi. In addition to the practice of law, Ms. Feilmeier has taught undergraduate courses as an adjunct professor for the University of Mississippi in criminal law, criminal procedure, corrections, and community justice.


University of New Mexico/Albuquerque, New Mexico (1994)
Public Administration
University of New Mexico/ Albuquerque, New Mexico (1998)
University of New Mexico/Albuquerque, New Mexico (2001)