Rebecca Duffin was appointed to the 3rd District Court
The 3rd District Court vacancy will be filled by Rebecca Duffin beginning in February.
The Dauphin was chosen by the government. Michelle Lujan Grisham For appointment announced on January 29.
Duffin, a former assistant district attorney, is Doña Ana County’s chief judge, a position she has held for five years according to a news release from the governor’s office.
The vacancy on the court was created when Mark Standridge resigned his appointment to the court. Standridge was appointed in February 2023 to replace Mary Rosner, who retired from the position.
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This article originally appeared on the Las Cruces Sun-News: Rebecca Duffin was appointed to the 3rd District Court