Hon. Barbara J. Vigil New Mexico Supreme Court


Justice Vigil earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from NMSU in 1981 and a JD from the UNM School of Law in 1985.

Work history:

Justice Vigil served as a district court judge for about 12 years, including 10 years as a Children's court judge.  Prior to being elected as a district court Judge, Justice Vigil had her own practice.

She was an assistant attorney general from 1989-1990 and a litigation Attorney in the N.M. Risk Management Division from 1990 to 1992.

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ABQ journal article about J. Vigil Other

This is a short profile on her as a candidate for the NMSC.

Appointment History

First Judicial District Court 05/01/00 - 11/01/12

New Mexico Supreme Court 11/01/12 - present