BBC Commissioners take a break during the Feb. 28 meeting.
Back row from left: George Kraehe, Drew Cloutier, Jerry Dixon, David Chacon, Frank Chavez, Ben Sherman, Ray Strunk, and Keya Koul
Front row from left: Brent Moore, Carolyn Wolf, Ericka Anderson, Martha Chicoski, Julie Vargas, Krista Gianes-Chavez, and Tina Cruz
Other Commissioners participated at the meeting by phone.
Welcome, New BBC Representatives
Chief Justice Petra Jimenez Maes congratulated six new Commissioners joining the Board of Bar Commissioners after each took the oath of office at its Feb. 28 meeting at the State Bar Center. New to the First Bar District is Commissioner Keya Koul of the Albuquerque law firm Brown and Gurulé. Returning as one of the Third Bar District Commissioners is Carolyn Wolf of the Santa Fe office of Montgomery & Andrews, P.A. Tina Cruz of Cruz Law Office in Taos is the new Fourth Bar District Commissioner. The Seventh Bar District welcomes Commissioner Frank Chavez, a solo practitioner in Las Cruces. Also joining the BBC are YLD Chair Ben Sherman, a solo practitioner, and Paralegal Division Liaison Krista Gianes-Chavez of the New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission.