The Office of General Counsel provides advice and counsel to the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED).
The NMPED Office of the General Counsel is a team of professionals advancing the mission and objectives of the NMPED by delivering legal services of the highest quality.
We strive for openness, accessibility, respect for all people and integrity while providing sound judgment and constructive advice. We are committed to serving and earning the public’s trust.
We assist in legal matters affecting New Mexico Public Education, such as providing assistance in developing and amending contracts, final decisions regarding educator license complaints and investigations; Legal appeals and litigation support.
We provide legal review for all Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) requests. If you would like to file an IPRA request, click here: IPRA Requests.