Theresa Hacsi studied Business Administration at the University of Colorado, at Boulder. During her studies, Ms. Hacsi became fascinated by the impact, both positive and negative, businesses and corporations could have within their communities. She worked for the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) as an undergraduate student as a research assistant. CESR designed and created courses that emphasized the importance of corporate social responsibility and its impact on various stake holders. Ms. Hacsi developed case studies for core business classes that were later published in text books. Ms. Hacsi also served as Co-Director for the Professional Mentorship Program which paired upper classmen business students with business professionals.
Ms. Hacsi earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, at Boulder in 2009. The faculty selected Ms. Hacsi from among her fellow graduates and recognized her high performance by awarding her the Outstanding Finance Student Award. Immediately upon graduation, Ms. Hacsi lead a recitation for freshman business students in their Introduction to Business course.
Ms. Hacsi pursued her Juris Doctorate at the University of New Mexico School of law after leaving the University of Colorado. While a law student, Ms. Hacsi clerked at both Plaintiff and Defense law firms. Ms. Hacsi graduated in May 2013 and was recognized by her fellow classmates as Top Gunner. The faculty also awarded Ms. Hacsi the Lewis R. Sutin Excellence in Trial or Appellate Advocacy Award.
Ms. Hacsi dedicated the first three years of her practice in defending the people of New Mexico’s constitutional rights as a Plaintiff’s civil rights attorney. Ms. Hacsi now serves the people of New Mexico by combating corporate greed and ensuring that the people on Main Street get a fair shake whether dealing with insurance companies or by seeking compensation from businesses that put profits over people and their safety.