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Governance

Governance/Board of Bar Commissioners

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The State Bar is governed by a 23-member Board of Bar Commissioners (BBC). The makeup of the BBC consists of 20 Commissioners elected by the membership representing New Mexico’s judicial districts; 1 Commissioner representing out-of-state members; 1 representative from the Senior Lawyers Division; 1 representative from the Young Lawyers Division; and 1 representative from the Paralegal Division. Click the picture to the right to learn more.

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Officers

Carla C. Martinez

President

Carolyn A. Wolf

President-Elect
 

Benjamin I. Sherman

Secretary-Treasurer

Ernestina R. Cruz

Immediate Past President

Commissioners

First Judicial District

Ms. Constance Grace Tatham

12/31/2021

 

Ms. Elizabeth Jacqueline Travis

12/31/2023

 

Ms. Carolyn A. Wolf

12/31/2023

President-Elect

Second Judicial District

Ms. Carla C. Martinez

12/31/2022

President, State Bar of New Mexico

Hon. Kevin L. Fitzwater

12/31/2022

 

Ms. Lucy HIggins Sinkular

12/31/2021

 

 

Ms. Allison H. Block-Chavez

12/31/2021

 

Ms. Aja Nicole Brooks

12/31/2021

President, New Mexico State Bar Foundation

Mr. Benjamin I. Sherman

12/31/2024

Secretary-Treasurer

Third and Sixth Judicial Districts

Mr. David Price Lutz

12/31/2022

 

Mr. Robert Lara Jr.

12/31/2023

 

Ms. Concepcion J. Flores

12/31/2022

Fourth and Eighth Judicial Districts

Ms. Ernestina R. Cruz

12/31/2021

Immediate Past President

Fifth Judicial District

Mr. Parker B. Folse

12/31/2022

 

Seventh and Thirteenth Judicial Districts

Mr. Elias Barela

12/31/2022

 

Mr. Jesus L. Lopez

12/31/2022

 

Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts

Mr. Mitchell Mender

12/31/2023

 

Eleventh Judicial District

Joseph F. Sawyer

12/31/21

 

Twelfth Judicial District

Ms. Erinna Marie Atkins

12/31/2023

 

Out of State Representative

Mr. Michael Eshleman

12/31/2021

 

Division Representatives

Ms. Angela Minefee

12/31/2021

Parlegal Division Liaison

Mr. Daniel J. Behles

12/31/2021

Senior Lawyers Division Delegate

Ms. Shasta N. Inman

12/31/2021

Young Lawyers Division Liaison


 

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