Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35791, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-074

Supreme Court granted Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation in Light of Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office concerning Otero County Magistrate Judge Gene C. Galassini, Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35791, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-074. The Supreme Court order made Judge Galassini’s retirement permanent effective 02/29/16, forever barred him from holding judicial office in New Mexico, and unsealed the Supreme Court’s file … Read More

Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35374, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-048

Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline concerning Sandoval County Magistrate Court Judge Delilah Montano-Baca, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-35374, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-048. The Court ordered that the Judge complete six (6) months of formal mentorship and one (1) year of probation. All documents available to the public may be obtained from the Supreme … Read More

Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35548, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-126

Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings (filed February 2, 2016) concerning Corrales Municipal Court Judge Luis Quintana, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-35548, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-126. The resignation is effective at 5:00 p.m. on February 15, 2016. All documents available to the public may be obtained … Read More

Supreme Court Case No. 34,884, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-094

Supreme Court issues Public Censure to Hurley Municipal Court Judge David A. Ramos, Sr., SCT Docket No. 34,884, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-094. The censure was previously ordered in the Court’s disciplinary order issued on October 14, 2014 (reported below). All documents available to the public are available from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office (505-827-4860). To download copy of the Public … Read More

Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35410, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-049

Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline (filed July 15, 2015) and issued an Order and Public Censure to First Judicial District Court Judge Sarah M. Singleton, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-35410, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-049. All documents available to the public may be obtained from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office (505-827-4860). To download … Read More

Supreme Court Case No. S-1-SC-35625, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2015-058, 2015-059, 2015-060, 2015-061, 2015-062, 2015-063, 2015-098, 2015-143 & 2015-146,

Supreme Court granted after oral argument the Commission’s Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension without Pay (filed 12-03-15) concerning San Juan County Magistrate Court Judge Connie Lee Johnston, SCT Cause No. S-1-SC-35625, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2015-058, 2015-059, 2015-060, 2015-061, 2015-062, 2015-063, 2015-098, 2015-143 & 2015-146, ordered back pay from January 6-February 10, 2016, and unsealed the Court’s file in the … Read More

SCT Cause No. S-1-SC-35548, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-126

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension (filed 10-06-15) concerning Corrales Municipal Court Judge Luis Quintana, SCT Cause No. S-!-SC-35548, JSC Inquiry No. 2015-126. Supreme Court ordered temporary suspension without pay to be effective immediately and unsealed the Supreme Court’s file in the matter. All documents available to the public are available from the Supreme Court Clerk’s … Read More

SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-34167, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2011-145 & 2012-121

Supreme Court denies without a hearing former Twelfth Judicial District Court Judge William H. Brogan‘s Motion to Withdraw Order and to Dismiss, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-34167, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2011-145 & 2012-121. The motion sought to undo Brogan’s stipulation to permanent resignation in lieu of further disciplinary proceedings, which the Supreme Court approved and ordered on May 24, 2013 (see … Read More

SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-35481, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-109

Supreme Court denies Commission’s Petition for Discipline concerning the Hon. Jacqueline Flores, Second Judicial District Court, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-35481, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-109, following oral argument before the Supreme Court on October 13, 2015. All public documents are available from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office (505-827-4860). To download a copy of the Supreme Court’s order click here, and for … Read More

SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-29508, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2010-010, 2010-017, 2010-119, 2010-133, 2010-135 & 2010-144

Supreme Court denies without a hearing former Las Cruces Municipal Court Judge James T. Locatelli‘s Motion Seeking Rescission of Order of Permanent Resignation and Prohibition Against Seeking Judicial Office, SCT Docket No. S-1-SC-29508, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2010-010, 2010-017, 2010-119, 2010-133, 2010-135 & 2010-144. All public documents are available from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office (505-827-4860). To download a copy of … Read More