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Sixth Judicial District - San Juan County Judge

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Honorable Allen Nossaman

Retention year: 1996
Recommendation: Retain

Based on the responses and interview, the Commission recommends that Judge Nossaman BE RETAINED.

Judge Nossaman was appointed County Court Judge of San Juan County on September 27, 1989. He has previously served as County Court Judge between 1971 and 1974. Judge Nossaman is a non-attorney.

The San Juan County Court Judgeship is a part-time position. Judge Nossaman presides over primarily traffic cases. He also presides over civil cases, small claims cases, misdemeanors, felony preliminary matters, and limited domestic relations matters. In addition, Judge Nossaman is actively involved as a facilitator and instructor in Silverton’s Youth Court program.

Responses received by the Commission form attorneys, litigants, jurors, and law enforcement personnel were nearly unanimous in recommending retention.

The Commission interviewed Judge Nossaman on June 18, 1996.