MissionĀ 

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to the Supreme Court with respect to reinstatement or readmission to practice of lawyers who have for any reason withdrawn from the state bar of New Mexico;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.