On March 12, 2019, the Supreme Court granted the Commission’s uncontested Motion to Enforce the breach provision of the stipulated agreement that the Court accepted and issued a disciplinary order to the Hon. Warren G. Walton, Colfax County Magistrate Judge, on December 31, 2018, and issued the public censure on January 4, 2019 (see prior dated posts below). The Supreme … Read More
On January 24, 2019, within hours of her arrest for DWI and a related charge, the Commission issued a Notice of Preliminary Investigation to Second Judicial District Court Judge Deborah Davis Walker. After completing negotiations on January 25, 2019, Respondent and the Commission entered into a Stipulation to Permanent Retirement in Lieu of Immediate Temporary Suspension and Further Disciplinary Proceedings, … Read More
On December 31, 2018, the Supreme Court granted the Commission’s February 3, 2016 Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline concerning Deming Municipal Court Judge Frank Van Gundy. To download a copy of the Court’s Order and Public Censure, click here.
The Supreme Court granted the Commission’s November 1, 2018 Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline, and issued its Order and Public Censure to Doña Ana County Magistrate Judge Samantha Madrid. To download a copy of the Commission’s petition click here, and for the Order and Public Censure click here.
The Supreme Court issued a public censure to Colfax County Magistrate Judge Warren G. Walton on December 31, 2018, which will be published in the New Mexico State Bar Bulletin. The Court had previously issued the underlying disciplinary order on December 18, 2017, granting the Commission’s Petition for Discipline Upon Stipulation, which was filed on November 22, 2018. To download … Read More
On December 3, 2018, the Commission adopted revisions to its procedural rules. The revised rules will apply to all matters filed on or after 3/1/19. The rules may be found on the Resources>Governing Provisions of Law tab of this site.