Debt Collected in STEVEN G. RYAN, Supreme Court Case No. 33,369, JSC Inquiry Nos. 1996-006, 1996-060 & 1996-065

In November 2018, former Las Cruces Municipal Court Judge Steven G. Ryan satisfied the $958.66 outstanding judgment lien including interest which the Commission recorded after Ryan failed to repay costs ordered by the Supreme Court. Ryan resigned in the 1990s upon stipulated agreement with the Commission that was approved and ordered by the Supreme Court. In 2012 on motion by … Read More

12/31/18 FRANK M. VAN GUNDY: Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35735

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.

12/31/18 SAMANTHA MADRID: Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-37354

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.

12/31/18 WARREN G. WALTON: Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-36763, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2016-101, 2016-139, 2017-108, 2017-041 and 2017-053

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

12/03/18 Commission adopts revised procedural rules.

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.