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Current Vacancies

SUPREME COURT COMMITTEES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS

NOTICE OF 2021 YEAR-END VACANCIES

The Supreme Court of New Mexico is seeking applications to fill upcoming year-end vacancies on many of its committees, boards, and commissions. Applicants will be notified of the Court’s decisions at the end of the year. Unless otherwise noted below, any person may apply to serve on any of the following committees, boards, and commissions:

 

Appellate Rules Committee

1 general member position

Board Governing the Recording of Judicial Proceedings

1 attorney position

Board of Bar Examiners

2 general member positions

Children’s Court Rules Committee

1 attorney at CYFD with experience in abuse and neglect issues

1 defendant’s attorney with experience in delinquency issues

1 general member position

Client Protection Fund Commission

2 general member positions

Code of Judicial Conduct Committee

1 magistrate judge position

2 general member positions

Code of Professional Conduct Committee

3 general member positions

Disciplinary Board

1 attorney position

Domestic Relations Rules Committee

1 general member position

Judicial Branch Personnel Grievance Board

1 attorney with employment law experience

Magistrate Judge Advisory Committee

5 magistrate judge positions

Rules of Civil Procedure for State Courts Committee

2 general member positions

 

Rules of Criminal Procedure for State Courts Committee

1 general member position

Rules of Evidence Committee

3 general member positions

Statewide Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission

 

2 district judge positions

2 general member positions

1 metropolitan court ADR representative

Uniform Jury Instructions-Civil Committee

1 general member position

Uniform Jury Instructions-Criminal Committee

1 general member position

 

Anyone interested in volunteering to serve on one or more of the foregoing committees, boards, or commissions may apply by sending a letter of interest and resume to Jennifer L. Scott, Chief Clerk, by email to nmsupremecourtclerk@nmcourts.gov, or by first class mail to P.O. Box 848, Santa Fe, NM 87504. The letter of interest should describe the applicant’s qualifications and may prioritize no more than three (3) committees of interest. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 1, 2021.