Final Recommendation

The Honorable

Lynn Pickard

Court of Appeals Judge
Statewide

Year: 2006

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results: Retained

Evaluation: Judge Lynn Pickard's ratings have been uniformly high throughout this evaluation period. She exhibits strengths in all attributes of judicial performance including legal knowledge, rendering legal opinions and fairness. She is a hard worker, punctual and a highly productive judge, striving for excellence in all that she does. Although these evaluation results raised no specific criticisms of Judge Lynn Pickard's performance, she remains committed to improving her judicial skills.

Experience & Education: Judge Lynn Pickard has served on the New Mexico Court of Appeals since 1991. Prior to her current position, she worked in private practice and for the New Mexico Court of Appeals as a chief staff attorney and law clerk. She received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from New York University. Judge Pickard has consistently been a member of several professional organizations such as the New Mexico Women's Bar Association and the American Judicature Society. She volunteers at St. Elizabeth's Shelter as a cook.

 

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