John Day seeks new judge in Jason Wagner trial

By | Criminal Defense, Employment Law

November 30, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Defense attorney John Day will file a motion by Wednesday to recuse District Judge T. Glenn Ellington from the Lt. Jason Wagner time card fraud trial. Last week Judge Ellington refused to sign off on the plea deal agreed upon by both the defense and prosecution, which included one year of unsupervised probation, less than $600…

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Judge rules Interstate Stream Commission violated act

By | Civil Litigation

November 6, 2015   Santa Fe New Mexican A New Mexico district judge found in favor of former director of the Interstate Stream Commission, Norm Gaume.  The judge ruled the ISC violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved two multimillion dollar contracts for the Gila River Diversion Project in closed meetings. Both Gaume and the Interstate Stream Commission are seeking reimbursement of attorneys…

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Kate Ferlic subpoenas texts from Valentino and Skandera

By | Civil Litigation, Employment Law

November 1, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic, attorney for Albuquerque Public Schools CFO Don Moya, subpoenaed text messages from former APS Superintendent Luis Valentino, New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera and APS Chief of Staff Toni Cordova.  Ferlic believes the 10 months of text messages will prove the close relationship between Valentino, Skandera and Cordova and the basis of…

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