Final Recommendation

The Honorable

Rosie Lazcano Allred

Metropolitan Court Judge
Bernalillo County

Year: 2018

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results: Retained

Evaluation: Judge Rosie Lazcano Allred received positive ratings. For example, attorneys rated Judge Allred highly for being attentive to the proceedings, maintaining proper control over the proceedings, and for ensuring her personal staff is professional, productive and knowledgeable. Court staff rated Judge Allred highly in all areas, particularly for behaving in a manner that encourages respect for the courts. In addition, observations were conducted on behalf of the Commission in Judge Lazcano Allred’s courtroom. Their glowing report ended with the comment, "All observers agreed that if they were to go before Judge Allred, either as a plaintiff or defendant, they would unequivocally receive a fair and impartial hearing."

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=73, 48% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 84% 9% 7%
Fair and Impartial 80% 8% 12%
Knowledgeable of Law 78% 10% 12%
Communication is Clear 84% 9% 7%
Appropriate Demeanor 83% 8% 9%
Properly Controls Proceedings 88% 9% 3%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A
Court Staff (n=40, 24% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 97% 3% 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 92% 5% 3%

* 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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