Supreme Court Docket No. 34,601, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-077

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline concerning Bernalillo Municipal Court Judge Sharon C. Torres, Supreme Court Docket No. 34,601, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-077. The Supreme Court order requires that Judge Torres participate in a formal mentorship and supervised probation for the remainder of her term of office, complete additional training, coordinate with the … Read More

Supreme Court Docket No. 34,915, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-056

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Retirement from Judicial Office Effective December 31, 2014 (filed 09-29-14) concerning Second Judicial District Court Judge Kenneth H. Martinez, Supreme Court Docket No. 34,915, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-056. The Supreme Court order makes Judge Martinez’s retirement permanent, forever bars him from holding judicial office in New Mexico, and unseals the … Read More

Supreme Court Docket No. 35,117, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2014-112, 2014-135, 2014-150

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement concerning Rio Arriba County Magistrate Judge Rudy Martin, Supreme Court Docket No. 35,117, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2014-112, 2014-135, 2014-150. The Supreme Court order makes Judge Martin’s resignation permanent effective 12/31/14, forever bars him from holding judicial office in New Mexico, and unseals the Supreme Court’s file in the matter. All public … Read More

Supreme Court Docket No. 30,316, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2014-063 and 2014-075

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Retirement in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning San Miguel County Magistrate Judge Philip J. Romero, Supreme Court Docket No. 30,316, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2014-063 and 2014-075. The Supreme Court order makes Judge Romero’s retirement permanent effective 02/13/15, forever bars him from holding judicial office in New Mexico, and unseals … Read More

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

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline (filed 09-08-14) concerning Hurley Municipal Court Judge David Ramos, Sr., Supreme Court Docket No. 34,884, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-094. The Supreme Court order requires that Judge Ramos receive a public censure from the Supreme Court, complete a formal mentorship, and complete one (1) year of unsupervised probation. … Read More

Supreme Court Docket No. 34,189, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2013-105, 2013-106, 2013-107, and 2013-108

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings (filed 2-25-14) concerning Santa Clara Municipal Court Judge Roland Madrid, Supreme Court Docket No. 34,189, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2013-105, 2013-106, 2013-107, and 2013-108. On February 4, 2014, the Commission had filed a Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension in the … Read More

SCT Docket No. 34,477, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-157

02-25-14 Supreme Court grants Commission’s Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension (filed 12-26-13) concerning Valencia County Probate Court Judge Jaime J. Baca, SCT Docket No. 34,477, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-157. Supreme Court ordered temporary suspension to be effective at 5:00 p.m. the same day and unsealed the temporary suspension petition and response. All documents available to the public are available … Read More

Supreme Court Docket No. 29,264, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-001

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Columbus Municipal Court Judge Javier Lozano, Supreme Court Docket No. 29,264, JSC Inquiry No. 2014-001. On January 9, 2014, the Commission had filed a Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension in the matter with the Supreme Court, which was … Read More

SCT Docket No. 32,903, JSC Inquiry No. 2012-080

Supreme Court denies Commission’s Amended Petition for Discipline concerning the Hon. John L. Sanchez, Mora County Magistrate Court, SCT Docket No. 32,903, JSC Inquiry No. 2012-080, following oral argument before the Supreme Court on September 18, 2013. The Supreme Court’s order granted the Commission’s request to lift the abatement of a prior disciplinary matter (see April 6, 2011 entry below) … Read More

SCT Docket No. 34,189, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-063

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Verified Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension (filed June 10, 2013) and subsequent Stipulated Motion and Consent to Immediate Temporary Suspension (filed June 11, 2013) concerning Village of Santa Clara Municipal Court Judge Roland Madrid, SCT Docket No. 34,189, JSC Inquiry No. 2013-063. Supreme Court ordered temporary suspension to be effective August 13, 2013, and unseals the … Read More