The Judicial Standards Commission’s physical office will reopen in a limited capacity on June 1, 2020. All persons submitting complaints or any other correspondence should continue to do so by US MAIL, which is our primary and preferred method for receiving such materials. As a reminder, Commission staff can only assist with our process, rules, and forms, and will do … Read More
Due to the ongoing public health crisis, the Commission has closed its physical office to the public temporarily and Commission staff is working from home. The Commission will continue to receive complaints by US Mail only at its mailing address: PO Box 27248, Albuquerque, NM 87125-7248. No in-person delivery of complaints or any other materials will be accepted, but phones … Read More
After considering the one public comment received, on February 10, 2020 the Commission adopted revisions to its procedural rules. The newly revised rules are published elsewhere on this site under Resources>Governing Provisions of Law.
The Commission is considering further amendments to its procedural rules and requests public commentary be submitted by mail. Comments must be received by the Commission on or before January 10, 2020 to be considered. To view or download the proposed amendments, click here.
On November 5, 2019, the New Mexico Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Petition to Accept Resignation in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hobbs Municipal Court Judge Benjamin Harrison. After Judge Harrison received a Notice of Formal Proceedings from the Commission in June 2019, he resigned from office effective August 30, 2019. To close the Commission’s case, however, the judge … Read More
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham recently appointed four public members to the Commission filling vacancies and/or positions whose terms expired. The newly appointed members are: Twilla Thomason of Hobbs, William Foote, Ph.D. of Albuquerque, Jean Kamm of Raton, and Kevin Dixon, Ph.D. of Albuquerque. Of these members, Dr. Dixon previously served on the Commission from 2010-2011 by appointment of Governor Bill … Read More
The Commission’s Executive Director is accepting applications for an Assistant Investigative Trial Counsel position. Applications must be postmarked by August 14, 2019. See the full job posting on this site under CONTACT US > CAREER OPPORTUNITIES or click here.
The Commission’s Executive Director is accepting applications for a Legal and Financial Assistant I position. Applications are due by July 5, 2019. See the full job posting on this site under CONTACT US > CAREER OPPORTUNITIES or click here.
The Commission’s Executive Director is accepting applications for an Investigative Trial Counsel position. Applications are due by July 10, 2019. See the full job posting on this site under CONTACT US > CAREER OPPORTUNITIES or click here.
On May 10, 2019, the Supreme Court granted the Commission’s motion and unsealed its file, accepted the stipulation agreement between Torrance County Magistrate Judge Heath White and the Commission, and ordered his immediate temporary suspension without pay pending completion of his pending criminal and Commission proceedings. The Commission petitioned the Supreme Court for the action on April 19, 2019. The … Read More