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Court of Appeals/ Supreme Court

Thomas C Montoya

Supreme Court Position 1

Born and raised in New Mexico, Tom Montoya is an attorney and shareholder with Atkinson & Kelsey, P.A., practicing family law for over 40 years. Tom received his law degree from the University of Southern California.

Tom has an “A” preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, has been named in Southwest Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers In America, and Best of the Bar for Family Law by New Mexico Business Weekly. Tom has lobbied and testified over 30 times regarding legislative enactments in family law and drafted significant enacted family law legislation. In addition, Tom has been qualified to be District Court Judge three times by the Second District Judicial Nominating Commission

Kerry Jeffrey Morris

Supreme Court Position 2

Albuquerque Attorney, practicing law for over 40 years

Former Prosecutor, Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office

Pledges to faithfully interpret the Constitution and State of New Mexico. Has represented thousands of individuals and small businesses

University of New Mexico, BUS

University of New Mexico, J.D.

Barbara V. Johnson

Court of Appeals Position 1

Practicing family law in New Mexico for over 31 years

Possesses strong conservative values

Experience and expertise in moving appeals expeditiously and carefully

University of New Mexico, BUS

University of New Mexico, J.D.

Albuquerque resident since 1974

Past President of New Mexico Women’s Bar Association

Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar

1988 graduate UNM Law School

Family law involves everything that touches the lives of our citizens – divorces, custody, property, domestic violence, and many others.

I am honored to give our voters a choice in this election!

Gertrude Lee

Court of Appeals Position 2

Gertrude Lee is an attorney who is licensed to practice law in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation. Gertrude is from Kirtland, NM, and is a member of the Navajo Nation. She has dedicated her legal career of 12 years to public service as a criminal prosecutor.

Gertrude has served as a prosecutor in McKinley County and San Juan County, New Mexico, and served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Navajo Nation. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Creighton University in 2006 and her J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2009.


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