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UPDATED: Richardson Appoints Judge to District Court Bench in ABQ

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Alisa Hadfield named to replace Angela Jewell, who has retired

Alisa Hadfield on Wednesday was appointed by Gov. Bill Richardson to the 2nd Judicial District Court in Albuquerque. She will fill the family court position left vacant by Judge Angela Jewell who retired at the end of November.

Hadfield has been domestic violence commissioner with the 2nd Judicial District Court since January 2004. Hadfield will be responsible for handling the most complex domestic violence cases, according to a news release.

Hadfield has worked in private practice as well as in the Public Defender’s Office. She received her law degree from Hofstra School of Law in New York.


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Wednesday, 15 September 2010 16:46


The nominating commission has extended until Oct. 18 the deadline for submitting applications to fill a domestic relations seat on the 2nd Judicial District Court in Albuquerque.

The vacancy will exist as of Dec. 1 upon the retirement of Judge Angela Jewell. Chief Judge Ted Baca has said the new judge will sit in the domestic relations division.

Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Oct. 18. They are available online at