One of Zacary's favorite quotes is:
“[E]very right, when withheld, must have a remedy, and every injury its proper redress.”
- Marbury v. Madison
Zacary E. Wilson-Fetrow is a 2021 graduate of the University of New Mexico Law School, earning a Juris Doctor with a certificate in natural resources and environmental law. In law school, Zacary was an intern with the Law Offices of the Public Defender in its Mental Health Division and a clinical law student with UNM’s environmental law clinic. Zacary also worked as a Faculty Research Assistant, aiding projects for gender equality and incarcerated trans youth. Zacary was recognized in law school with a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Torts and named by fellow students as “Most likely to sue everyone.”
In undergraduate education, Zacary completed a Bachelor of Arts in history, focusing on modern European history, and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, focusing on cultural heritage, awarded with a designation from the UNM Honors College. During law school, Zacary also completed a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, focusing on abnormal psychology, to continue the pursuit of mental health advocacy. Combined with five years’ employment with the Communication Services Department of Bernalillo County, Zacary brings a wealth of diverse experiences as an attorney.
For personal development, Zacary pursues research in environmental law and social justice, numismatics, and New Mexico history. Zacary’s particular historical interest lies with German paper money from the 1910s and 20s. Zacary also serves with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, earning the Letter of Commendation and Achievement Medal for accomplishments in web development and national boating safety outreach. Zacary applies passion for knowledge and storytelling, duty and justice, to uphold the oath, to “never reject . . . the cause of the defenseless or oppressed.” Oath of Bar Admission.
- University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
- University of New Mexico (B.A., psychology, 2021)
- University of New Mexico (B.L.A., cum laude; B.A., cum laude, history, 2018)
- New Mexico
- United States District Court for the District of New Mexico