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Mr. Chacon is a member of a number of professional

organizations including the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association, State Bar of New Mexico,

and the Hispanic National Bar Association.   

​He is deeply committed to the legal profession and has served

as a board member with various professional organizations. 

Below is a list organizations that he has worked with during his career.


  • Licensed to practice before all New Mexico State(1996) and Federal Courts(1997) the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (1997), and the United States Supreme Court (2000);

  • Administrative Hearing Officer, New Mexico Gaming Control Board (2004-2017);

  • Assistant (Contract) Bernalillo County Attorney (1998-2017);

  • Gaming License Review Hearing Officer, Pueblo of Isleta (2002-2012);

  • New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners, January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2011 (Board Chair from 2009 through 2011)-Assisted the New Mexico Supreme Court in making attorney licensure decisions;

  • State Bar of New Mexico-Bar Commissioner-January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2014;

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of New Mexico School of Law, Spring 2000 to Spring 2003. Taught appellate advocacy to students as they prepared for and then competed in a national moot court competition; and

  • Democratic Nominee, Second Judicial District Court Judge, Div. III (2014)

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