SANTA FE, New Mexico — Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed two new judges to serve in New Mexico 13th Judicial District.
Gina Manfredi of Rio Rancho was appointed to fill a new position created under a law that established additional judgeships around the state.
The appointment of Pedro Rael of Los Lunas fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Violet Otero.
The 13th Judicial District includes Cibola, Sandoval and Valencia counties.