Minzner, Pamela B.

Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
MA, Northeast
NM, West
Legal Education:
Harvard Law School, 1968
Other Education:
Miami University (1965)
Positions During Her Career:
Attorney with Bingham, Dana & Gould in Boston
Practiced in Albuquerque with Cotter, Hernandez, Atkinson, Campbell & Kelsey
Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law (1973-1984)
Judge on the New Mexico Court of Appeals (1984-1994)
Chief judge of the Court of Appeals (1993-1994)
New Mexico Supreme Court Justice (elected Chief Justice in 1999) (1994-2001)
Woman elected to be chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court (1999)
Henrietta Pettijohn Award from the New Mexico Womenís Bar Association (1995)
Annual Governorís Awards for Outstanding New Mexico Women (1999)
Recognized by the Albuquerque Bar Association with the Outstanding Judge Award (1996)
Recognized by the State Bar of New Mexico with the Outstanding Judicial Service Award (1992 and 1996)

Further Research Materials

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/nmbardocs/formembers/NMWomensBar/womanbarfirst100.pdf