Mingjie L. Hoemmen

MINGJIE L. HOEMMEN is a member of Sutin’s litigation group, where her practice focuses on employment law and civil rights, collections, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Many of the clients with whom she works are in higher education, renewable energy, and the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Sutin, Mingjie was an associate at another Albuquerque law firm where she was the managing attorney of the subrogation department and practiced in Navajo court.

As an undergraduate, she served as a legal translator for the Law Offices of Baum and Weems in California, translating legal, financial, and technical documents in Mandarin and English to provide accurate information in intellectual property infringement litigation. While working on her J.D., she was a legal extern with Law Access New Mexico.

Mingjie is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.




  • New Mexico, 2020
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, 2020
  • Navajo Court, 2021


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, 2019, J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, 2004, B.A., Mass Communications
  • College of Marin, 2003, A.A., Journalism

Publications & Speeches

  • “Vertical and Horizontal Modes of Injustice in Air Pollution:  A Comparison on Law and Society in China and the U.S., NAT. RESOURCES JOURNAL, Vol. 59 (2019)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Interpreter at U.S.-China Business Matchmaking Summit, designed to bring Chinese businesses to New Mexico, September, 2017
  • College of Marin advocate for safe campus access for disabled students, 1999-2003
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