NM Supreme Court issues opinion explaining its suspension of attorney Eric Dixon

In November 2018, the New Mexico Supreme Court suspended prominent Portales lawyer Eric Dixon from the practice of law for at least nine months.

Yesterday, the Court issued a unanimous opinion explaining its decision. The Court stated that Mr. Dixon made false statements to a state district court and breached his duty of competence in representing a client. An aggravating circumstance was that Mr. Dixon had previously been censured for driving his car at a state district court judge.

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