MICHAEL G. RAEL, SR.: Supreme Court No. 33,633, JSC Inquiry No. 2011-040

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition for Discipline upon Stipulation concerning Questa Municipal Court Judge Michael G. Rael, Sr., SCT Docket No. 33,633, JSC Inquiry No. 2011-040. The Court accepted Judge Rael’s admissions of willful misconduct in office and ordered that he would be sanctioned with a public censure, 12-month supervised probation and mentorship, and completion of two specified courses at the National Judicial College at his own expense. Public documents are available from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office (505-827-4860). To download copy of the Court’s order, click here.