On October 29, 2018, the Supreme Court issued an order granting the Commission’s Petition to Accept Permanent Resignation in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. Joe I. Dominguez, Tucumcari Municipal Court Judge. The Commission had filed the petition under seal as required by Supreme Court rules on September 6, 2018. As posted below, following his arrest for DWI the Commission petitioned on February 6, 2018 for the judge’s immediate temporary suspension, which was granted on February 22, 2018. Dominguez had been on unpaid temporary suspension since that time. To view or download a copy of the resignation petition, click here, and for the Supreme Court’s final order click here.