Our Attorneys

With more than 50 years combined experience, Swaim Danner & Carlow, PC has earned a reputation as a leader in estate planning. We have a knowledgeable and compassionate team of attorneys ready to assist you with your estate planning needs.

Donald E. Swaim, CPA

Donald E. Swaim is a shareholder with our firm, specializing in tax law, estate planning, probate and trust law, corporate partnership and limited liability company law, commercial transactions and nonprofit matters.

Kathleen Carlow, LL.M.

Kathleen is a shareholder and attorney with the firm. She has over a decade of experience in business and commercial matters. Kathleen Carlow, Esq., LL.M., focuses her practice on tax law, estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate and business planning.

Joel P. Ames, Attorney

Joel has been a member of Swaim & Carlow since  2017.  He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law with honors, magna cum laude and focuses his practice on Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration and Business Law.

Peter J. Armijo, Attorney

Peter J. Armijo joined the firm in 2020. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in May 2020. Peter’s areas of practice include Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, and Business Planning.