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Mission 

The mission of the New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners is to:

(1)   investigat[e] the professional qualifications and good moral character of applicants for admission or reinstatement to the bar of New Mexico;

(2)   prepar[e], arrang[e] for and administer[] examinations for admission to the bar of New Mexico;

(3)   mak[e] recommendations to the Supreme Court with respect to reinstatement or readmission to practice of lawyers who have for any reason withdrawn from the state bar of New Mexico;

(4)   discuss[] with applicants for admission to the bar general problems of purposes, policies and procedures of the bar examination; and

(5)   administer[] these rules and adopt[] its own practices not inconsistent with these rules.

Rule 15-401(A) NMRA.

Members of the New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners are appointed by the Supreme Court of the State of New Mexico.