Governor puts Roswell’s Hunter on district bench

The governor has appointed Roswell’s Dustin Hunter to Division X of the Fifth Judicial District Court in Chaves County.

This fills the vacancy that has resulted from the retirement of Steven Bell.

Hunter has practiced law in both New Mexico and Texas since 1998.

His legal background includes insurance and other business fields, criminal and civil defense, and juvenile and family law.

The governor’s office describes Hunter as active in many professional and non-profit organizations in the area.