The Commission has selected Phyllis A. Dominguez to serve as its Executive Director & General Counsel effective January 1, 2022.
Randall D. Roybal, the Commission’s longest tenured Executive Director and employee, has retired after 25 years of dedicated service to the State of New Mexico, the last 24 of which at the Judicial Standards Commission. Mr. Roybal began working for the Commission in 1998 and led the agency since 2009.
On December 13, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a Public Censure to Hon. George Anaya, Jr., Santa Fe Magistrate Judge, approving a stipulated agreement between Judge Anaya and the Judicial Standards Commission. To view or download a copy of the Public Censure, CLICK HERE.
The Commission’s Executive Director is seeking applications for an Assistant Investigative Trial Counsel (At-Will), which must be submitted by U.S. Mail and postmarked by December 3, 2021. To view the full job posting and requirements, CLICK HERE. No phone calls or faxed, e-mailed, or hand-delivered applications will be accepted.
On October 19, 2021, the Supreme Court granted a Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to Discipline concerning Otero County Magistrate Steve Guthrie’s conduct as charged in JSC Inquiry Nos. 2020-017, 2020-028, 2020-042, 2020-046, 2020-071, 2020-100 & 2020-114. The Supreme Court ordered imposition of the stipulated disciplinary measures, as follows: 30-day suspension without pay, additional training, formal mentorship, and unsupervised … Read More
On July 2, 2021, the New Mexico Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation to Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. Karen E. Gates, Cimarron Municipal Court. To view a copy of the full petition, CLICK HERE. To view a copy of the Supreme Court’s Order, CLICK HERE.
The Commission has initiated its search to replace its retiring Executive Director. CLICK HERE to view full job announcement for details and application instructions. Applications must be received by August 31, 2021.
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