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Governor Susana Martinez

Susana Martinez is the Governor of New Mexico. She was elected in 2010 and is a Republican. For an extensive profile, visit: Susana Martinez on Ballotpedia.

Appointment process

In New Mexico, the governor makes a judicial appointment after candidates are recommended by a judicial nominating commission. Following appointment, the new judge must compete for the seat in the next general election.

Appointed judges

The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.

Supreme Court

The governor has not yet appointed any judges to this level of the courts. If you have any questions, please contact: User:Matticus.

Court of Appeals

NameCourtActivePrevious position
HaniseeJ. Miles HaniseeNew Mexico Court of Appeals2011-2014Attorney in private practice

District Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
BacaGerald BacaNew Mexico Fourth Judicial District Court2013-2014Attorney, Law Offices of Gerald E. Baca
BackusSarah BackusNew Mexico Eighth Judicial District Court2011-2014
CooperAndria CooperNew Mexico Eighth Judicial District Court2011-2012
RileyLisa RileyNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court2011-2014Attorney in private practice
WinderSamuel L. WinderNew Mexico Second Judicial District Court2011-2012
MowrerDonna MowrerNew Mexico Ninth Judicial District Court2011-2014Deputy District Attorney, Ninth District
GoodinNelson J. GoodinDona Ana County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2013-2014New Mexico Third Judicial District Court
SanchezJames L. SanchezNew Mexico Thirteenth Judicial District Court2012-2014Trial Lawyer, Valencia County
MarshDaylene MarshNew Mexico Eleventh Judicial District Court2012-2014Assistant District Attorney, San Juan County
LaMarSylvia LaMarNew Mexico First Judicial District Court2012-2014Attorney in private practice
LovelessBrett LovelessNew Mexico Second Judicial District Court2013-2014Judge, New Mexico Second Judicial District Court
NakamuraJudith NakamuraNew Mexico Second Judicial District Court2013-2014Judge, Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court
MathewFrancis Joseph MathewNew Mexico First Judicial District Court2013-2014Private practice, Mathew Law Firm
RomeroRaymond RomeroNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court2013-2014Chief deputy district attorney, Fifth Judicial District
HudsonJames HudsonNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court2013-2014Attorney in private practice
Van SoelenFred Van SoelenNew Mexico Ninth Judicial District Court2013-2014Associate, Harmon Law Office
SchneiderAngie SchneiderNew Mexico Twelfth Judicial District Court2013-2014Attorney, Law Offices of Angie K. Schneider
WilsonMatthew Justin WilsonNew Mexico First Judicial District Court2013-2014Domestic relations hearing officer, First Judicial District
WardMarie WardNew Mexico Second Judicial District Court2014Family court hearing officer, Second Judicial District Court
SmithAllen R. Smith[[]]2014-PresentPartner, Smith & Payne, P.C.
CastilloLaura CastilloNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court2014
ManfrediGina ManfrediNew Mexico Thirteenth Judicial District Court2014-PresentAssistant city attorney, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
RaelPedro RaelNew Mexico Thirteenth Judicial District Court2014-PresentAttorney in private practice
AttrepJennifer AttrepNew Mexico First Judicial District Court2014-PresentAttorney in private practice
FranchiniNancy FranchiniNew Mexico Second Judicial District Court2014-PresentAttorney in private practice
RiggsKea RiggsNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court2014-Present
MurphyMercedes MurphyNew Mexico Seventh Judicial District Court2014-PresentDeputy district attorney, 7th Judicial District
KirkseyLee A. KirkseyNew Mexico Fifth Judicial District Court10/2014-PresentMaddox, Holloman & Kirksey, P.C.

Magistrate Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
WellbornRichard WellbornDona Ana County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2013-2014Attorney in private practice
GoodinNelson J. GoodinDona Ana County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2013-2014New Mexico Third Judicial District Court
SinglemanBeverly SinglemanNew Mexico Magistrate Court2012-2014Attorney in private practice
McDanielGary McDanielNew Mexico Magistrate Court2012Deputy, San Juan County Sheriff's Office
FingerDavid E. FingerLea County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2011-2014Assistant district attorney, 5th District
La BreeCraig La BreeLea County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2012-2014Attorney in private practice
RogersKeith RogersNew Mexico Magistrate Court2013-2014Hearings Officer, New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy
GallegosEdward GallegosNew Mexico Magistrate Court2013-2014Attorney in private practice
GallegosEdward M. GallegosNew Mexico Magistrate Court2013-2014Attorney, private practice
PageMatthew Stephen PageNew Mexico Magistrate Court2013-2014Assistant district attorney, Seventh Judicial District District Attorney's Office
PageMateo PageTorrance County DWI Drug Court, New Mexico2013-2014Prosecutor, 7th Judicial District
ChavezJohn R. ChavezValencia County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014-PresentColonel, United States Army
BrownJames D. BrownLea County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2013-2014Municipal judge
VegaMickie L. VegaLincoln County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014-Present
LundKatie Gene LundLincoln County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014-PresentDistrict supervisor, New Mexico Corrections Department
MartinRudy MartinRio Arriba County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014
JohnstonConnie Lee JohnstonSan Juan County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014-2018Detective, San Juan County Sheriff's Office
BrownAlan J. BrownSierra County Magistrate Court, New Mexico2014Judge, Municipal Court of Elephant Butte
ShannonJeff Shannon[[]]2012-2014Attorney, Alan Maestas Law Office
SenaDonita SenaNew Mexico Magistrate Court2014-PresentProgram coordinator, Santa Fe County Magistrate Court

Metropolitan Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
DowlerMichelle Castillo DowlerNew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Courts2013-2014Assistant county attorney, Bernalillo County
HolguinPeggy Ann HolguinNew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Courts2013-2014Deputy district attorney, Second Judicial District of New Mexico
GreenleeJason GreenleeNew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Court2013-2014Assistant district attorney, Second Judicial District of New Mexico
Duran, IIR. John Duran, IINew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Courts2013-2014Assistant district attorney, 2nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office
Cosgrove-AguilarRosemary Cosgrove-AguilarNew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Court7/12/2013-2014
SchultzChris J. SchultzNew Mexico Bernalillo Metropolitan Court2014-PresentDeputy district attorney, 2nd Judicial District Attorney's office

See also

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