Final Recommendation

Sarah V. Weaver
The Honorable

Sarah V. Weaver

District Court Judge
11th Judicial District --
McKinley and San Juan Counties

Year: 2020

Recommendation: Insufficient time in current position to evaluate.

Election Results: Retained

Evaluation: The Rules Governing the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission allow for an evaluation of a judge only if a judge has served at least two years in the current position or has sufficient data to achieve a statistically valid sample. Judge Sarah Weaver has served on the 11th Judicial District Court since February 2018, which does not allow enough time or sufficient data for the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission to evaluate her prior to the November 2020 election.

Experience & Education: Judge Sarah Weaver was appointed as a District Court Judge in February 2018 and elected in November 2018. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Washington and law degree from the UNM School of Law. Prior to judge’s election, she was in private practice specializing in criminal defense, family law, and personal injury; served as Deputy and Chief Deputy District Attorney for the 11th Judicial District Assistant District Attorney and Senior Trial Prosecutor; and Deputy District Attorney for the 7th Judicial District.

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