Walters, Mary Coon

Details
Alias: Mary Coon
Died: 2001
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
NM, West
Positions During Her Career:
Worked for the Office of Veteran's Affairs
Private practitioner in New Mexico (1962-1971)
District judge in New Mexico (1971-)
Probate judge
Judge for the New Mexico Court of Appeals (-1984)
Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court (1984-2001)
Firsts:
Female justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court
Female chief judge for the New Mexico Court of Appeals
Accomplishments:
Inducted into the New Mexico Women's Hall of Fame
Recipient of the State Bar'ss Professionalism Award
Recipient of the Bar's Distinguished Judicial Service and Outstanding Contribution awards


Further Research Materials

References:
A Celebration of New Mexico's First Women Lawyers
A Celebration of New Mexico's First Women Lawyers, New Mexico's Women's Bar Association, avaialble at: http://www.nmbar.org/Attorneys/BarsLegalGroups/NMWomensBar/womanbarfirst100.pdf