Final Recommendation

The Honorable

Rosie Lazcano Allred

Metropolitan Court Judge
Bernalillo County

Year: 2014

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results: Retained

Evaluation: Judge Rosie Lazcano Allred received quite positive scores from the attorneys surveyed for maintaining proper control over proceedings, being attentive to the proceedings, and for ensuring her personal staff is professional, productive, and knowledgeable. The court staff rated her highly in all areas. Because civil court judges are not evaluated by resource staff, a courtroom observation was conducted to receive a supplementary assessment of Judge Lazcano Allred. The observers' report was very positive, commending her for being courteous and respectful to both sides, as well as being knowledgeable and impartial.

Experience & Education: Judge Rosie Lazcano Allred was appointed to the Metropolitan Court in 2005 and elected in 2006. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and her law degree from Creighton University in 1995. Prior to her judicial appointment, she served as an assistant district attorney for the 11th and 2nd Judicial Districts as well as a contract public defender in the 2nd and 13th Judicial Districts.

PERCENTAGE THAT AGREE OR DISAGREE THAT THE JUDGE EXHIBITS POSITIVE QUALITIES IN EACH CATEGORY *

Attorneys (n=58, 39% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 91% 4% 5%
Fair and Impartial 84% 8% 8%
Knowledgeable of Law 82% 13% 5%
Communication is Clear 82% 9% 9%
Appropriate Demeanor 86% 10% 4%
Properly Controls Proceedings 93% 5% 2%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A
Court Staff (n=61, 31% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 98% 2% 0%
Fair and Impartial N/A N/A N/A
Knowledgeable of Law N/A N/A N/A
Communication is Clear N/A N/A N/A
Appropriate Demeanor N/A N/A N/A
Properly Controls Proceedings N/A N/A N/A
Respects Court Employees 100% 0% 0%

* On the tables above, the "Agree" columns are comprised of the strongly agree and agree responses. Similarly, the "Disagree" columns are comprised of the strongly disagree and disagree responses. The combined percentage of "Agree", "Disagree", and "Partly Agree/Partly Disagree" for each category may not equal 100% due to rounding error. "N/A" indicates that the category is "not applicable" because some populations were not asked certain questions.

 

PERCENTAGE THAT RECOMMEND THE JUDGE BE RETAINED OR NOT BE RETAINED IN OFFICE. ‡

‡ On the charts above, the "Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend retain and somewhat recommend retain responses. Similarly, the "Do Not Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend not retain and somewhat recommend not retain responses.

 

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