The job: Rules on all appeals from lower state courts. Eight-year terms. Must be at least 35 years old, have practiced law for at least 10 years and have resided in New Mexico for at least three years. Pays $96,283 a year.
Democrat Age: 58.
Occupation: New Mexico Court of Appeals judge.
Hometown: Santa Fe.
Family: Wife, Gloria Candelaria Bosson (employed by Westwind Travel); children, Christopher, 25, Monica, 22.
Political experience: Court of Appeals (1994-present), chief judge (present); New Mexico Constitutional Revision Commission (1994-95); New …