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    2014 Schedule of Meetings
    Jan. 3
    March 21
    May 16
    Sept. 5
    Nov 14

    All meetings are at the State Bar unless otherwise noted, and start at noon. Lunch is provided.


New Mexico Commissions

Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice

2013 State Plan

The 2013 State Plan (Interim) outlines the provision of civil legal services to low income New Mexicans.


Final Report of Nov. 18, 2013
Civil Legal Needs of Low Income New Mexicans

Legal Needs Executive Summary 11/13


Supreme Court Order to Adopt State Plan


On June 12, the New Mexico Supreme Court adopted the 2007 State Plan for Providing Civil Legal Aid to Low Income New Mexicans.


The New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice is a statewide body dedicated to expanding and improving civil legal assistance to New Mexicans living in poverty. The Commission goals include expanding resources, increasing public awareness through communication and message development, encouraging more pro bono work by attorneys, and improving training and technology.

The Hon. Petra Jimenez Maes
Co-Chair, NM Supreme Court
(505) 827-4860

The Hon. Sarah M. Singleton
Co-Chair, First Judicial District Court
(505) 455-8160

Supreme Court


Other Resources


Pro Bono Week
Celebrate Pro Bono Week
Supreme Court Letter of Endorsement
Pro Bono Flyers

Supreme Court Orders

State Plans

Annual Reports

2012 For the Period of January 1, 2011-December 31, 2011

2011 For the Period of January 1, 2010-December 31, 2010

2010 For the Period of January 1, 2009-December 31, 2009

2009 For the Period of January 1, 2008-December 31, 2008

2008 For the Period of January 1, 2007-December 31, 2007

2007 For the Period of January 1, 2006-December 31, 2006