Welcome to The Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court

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the Public

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In New Mexico

The New Mexico Supreme Court has the inherent power and duty to prescribe the qualifications that shall be required for admission to practice law; to admit persons to practice law; to prescribe standards of conduct for lawyers, and to determine the grounds for and to discipline lawyers for misconduct. The Supreme Court also has the authority to define the practice of law and to prohibit the unauthorized practice of law within the State of New Mexico.

Pursuant to its authority and jurisdiction, the Court has established the New Mexico Disciplinary Board and the rules and procedures regarding the investigation of alleged unethical conduct and the unauthorized practice of law. The procedures are designed to provide a thorough and objective review of the complaint of conduct and to resolve the matter in a way that is fair to those involved.

Daily operations of the Board and investigations and prosecution of allegations of attorney misconduct and the unauthorized practice of law are performed by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

Please use the links on this page to obtain more information and complaint forms for allegations of attorney misconduct and the unauthorized practice of law by former or non-attorneys.

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For the Public

We have a variety of resources for the public. File a complaint against an attorney or for unauthorized practice. Search our public records database for an attorney or discipline. Find legal resources and frequently asked questions.

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For Attorneys

We offer resources for New Mexico attorneys. Search our frequently asked questions. Find answers to ethics questions and additional resources for lawyers and the disciplinary laws in New Mexico.

About the New Mexico Disciplinary Board

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Disciplinary Process

We’ve put together a guide on how the disciplinary process works.

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Quarterly Reports

The activity of the Disciplinary Board is documented quarterly since 2007.

Our Leadership

Our Board is appointed by the Supreme Court of New Mexico.