Tom Briones comes from a family of lawyers. His father, Felix Briones, Jr., has been practicing in Farmington, New Mexico for over 50 years. His brother, B. Paul Briones, is also an attorney in Farmington, and a part time Federal Magistrate Judge. Tom began his legal career in Farmington in 1993 with his father (Paul joined later). Tom was a general practitioner, representing mostly local businesses from business incorporation to complex litigation. It was from his father, Felix, that Tom learned the importance of hard work, professionalism, ethics and integrity. Tom Briones later moved to Albuquerque in 1997, where he met, fell in love with and married his wife, Stephanie. He founded Briones Business Law Consulting, P.C., in July of 2011.