Jordi Kandarian


Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone: 505.242.7070
Fax: 505-242-8707

Mr. Kandarian graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in December of 2019. He graduated a semester early at the top of his class earning his J.D. summa cum laude and remaining on the dean’s list for every semester. Mr. Kandarian holds Bachelors of Arts in Criminology and Political Science, also summa cum laude, and also from the University of New Mexico. He has been clerking for Doughty and Alcaraz since October of 2017. Mr. Kandarian became an associate after passing the Bar with flying colors in April of 2020.

Mr. Kandarian’s graduating law school class nominated him for several humorous and informal awards. He won the “most likely to be our boss award’” as well as the “it is until it isn’t award.” The law school faculty also nominated Mr. Kandarian for, and subsequently awarded him, a LexisNexis Award for outstanding contribution to scholarship for a top-ranked member of the third-year class.

Prior to law school, Mr. Kandarian worked as a pilot and he still occasionally aviates for work or for fun. He was also born and raised in northern New Mexico, attending school first in Pojoaque, and subsequently in Los Alamos where he was captain of the swim team. Mr. Kandarian speaks Spanish, and he loves dogs.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury
Insurance Coverage
Products Liability
Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Mexico, 2020


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • B.A. – 2016
    • Major: Political Science and Criminology


English – Primary