Final Recommendation

Mary W. Rosner
The Honorable

Mary W. Rosner

District Court Judge
3rd Judicial District --
Doña Ana County
Civil Court

Year: 2020

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results:

Evaluation: Judge Mary Rosner received generally positive ratings from both attorneys and court staff. Among attorneys, she was rated quite positively for ruling on motions or cases in a timely manner, punctuality in commencing proceedings, ensuring personal staff is professional, productive and knowledgeable, and for attentiveness to the proceedings. However, attorneys rated her somewhat lower when it comes to displaying fairness and impartiality toward each side of the case, treating all participants equally, and exercising sound legal reasoning. The court staff rated Judge Rosner positively on ensuring personal staff is professional, productive and knowledgeable. The resource staff (e.g., law enforcement, probation and parole officers, interpreters, etc.) rated her positively for being punctual in commencing proceedings and for promptness in scheduling hearings and trials. In her interview, Judge Rosner acknowledged that she continues to receive lower scores in certain areas of her performance and is working to improve in those areas.

Experience & Education: Judge Mary Rosner graduated from UNM and received her law degree from the UNM Law School in 1975. She was elected a District Court Judge in 2013. Judge Rosner is Board Certified in Family Law, and was a senior partner of Rosner and Chavez from 2004-2009. Judge Rosner’s prior community involvement includes NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) in 2014.

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

Attorneys (n=85, 51% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 76% 12% 12%
Fair and Impartial 60% 20% 20%
Knowledgeable of Law 65% 19% 16%
Communication is Clear 72% 15% 13%
Appropriate Demeanor 68% 17% 15%
Properly Controls Proceedings 80% 16% 5%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A
Court Staff (n=49, 67% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 62% 22% 16%
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 65% 19% 16%
Resource Staff (n=48, 11% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 56% 13% 31%
Fair and Impartial 53% 7% 40%
Knowledgeable of Law N/A N/A N/A
Communication is Clear 56% 25% 19%
Appropriate Demeanor 47% 27% 27%
Properly Controls Proceedings 60% 27% 13%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A

* 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. ‡

Attorney Retain Recommendation Bar ChartCourt Staff Retain Recommendation Bar ChartResource Staff Retain Recommendation Bar Chart

‡ 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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