411 Camino de la Placita
Taos, New Mexico 87571
Phone: (575) 758-4844
Fax: (575) 758-9283
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REPORTED CASES: NH Court Opinion: Webster v. Powell, 138 N.H. 36 (1993); State v. Bassett, 139 N.H. 493 (1995); State v. Besk, 138 N.H. 412 (1994); State v. Bissonette, 138 N.H. 82 (1993); State v. Briere, 138 N.H. 617 (1994); State v. Call, 139 N.H. 102 (1994); State v. Cegelis, 138 N.H. 249 (1994); State v. Crooker, 139 N.H. 226 (1994); State v. Guyette, 139 N.H. 526 (1995); State v. Ebelt, 121 N.H. 143 (1981); State v. LaFountain, 138 N.H. 225 (1994); State v. Langdon, 121 N.H. 1065 (1981); State v. Newcomb, 140 N.H. 72 (1995); State v. Paglierani, 139 N.H. 37 (1994). NH Court Order: State v. Beaton, No. 93-086; State v. Bevins, No. 93-086; State v. Boliero, No. 93-034; State v. Breton, No. 92-298; State v. Congdon, No. 92-559; State v. DeGroat, No. 92-607; State v. H ayes, No. 92-715; State v. LaBrecque; State v. Ledger No. 92-726; State v. McGlew, No. 93-008; State v. O'Neill, No. 93-038; State v. Smith, No. 92-665; State v. Therrien, No. 93-242.
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Judy has extensive experience representing clients in a wide variety of civil and criminal matters. She has handled numerous trials and appeals, and she has served as a probate court judge as well as a hearing officer/administrative law judge (public utilities regulation). Since first starting to practice law in 1975, Judy has dealt with cases related to land use and ownership, eminent domain, environmental law, criminal law and procedure, administrative law, appellate practice, adoptions, guardianships (adult and juvenile), wills, trusts and estates.
In addition to direct client representation, Judy provides legal research and writing services for other attorneys. She has written numerous briefs, motions, petitions, legal memoranda and judicial opinions. She has drafted and analyzed legislation, authored government reports, and provided legal research and writing support for education endeavors. Judy also has taught courses at Vermont Law School (evidence, ethics, and criminal practice), and the University of New Hampshire School of Law (appellate advocacy).
Born: Chicago, Illinois
Law School: University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Ill.
College: University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.
A.B. English Language and Literature summa cum laude, 1971
Bar Admissions: New Mexico, 2011
New Hampshire, 1975 (currently inactive status)
Affiliations and Activities (past and present):
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
Taos Community Chorus
Ford Sayre Ski Council (Jr. Alpine Racing Program Head)
Frank Rowe Kenison Inn of Court
School Board, Dresden and Norwich School Districts
North Country Community Theatre
Harmony Night Acappella Singing Group
Vermont Probate Judge's Association, Secretary
Clinical Legal Education Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Grafton Conference on the Judicial System in Vermont
Board of Directors, The Day Care Center, Inc., Norwich Vermont
American Bar Association