Judge applications sought

PNT staff report

Interested applicants may apply by the following means:

Mail: Send materials to:

Gov. Bill Richardson

ATTN: Legal Division State Capitol Building Suite 400

Santa Fe, NM 87501

E-mail:marcia.maestas@state.nm.us

The application and background check form may be obtained from the State Legal Division by calling 505-476-2200 or on the governor’s website: http://www.governor. state.nm.us under the link “Governors Appointments.”

Gov. Bill Richardson announced Wednes-day he is seeking candidates to fill a magistrate judge position in Roosevelt County.

The position is being vacated by the Judge Jane Martin, who is retiring Aug. 31.

Richardson said a candidate will be appointed to serve as magistrate until the November general election.

A Portales News-Tribune request to interview Martin was declined.

According to a press release from Richardson, interested candidates should send their application, a signed background check form, resume, and letters of recommendation by 5 p.m. July 30.