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The Honorable Jerry H. Ritter

United States Magistrate Judge

Chambers Information


United States District Court
100 N. Church Street, Suite 530
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001

(575) 528-1670

(575) 528-1685

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**Counsel and pro se litigants should be aware that email addresses at the District of New Mexico changed in early 2019.  Proposed orders and other case-related correspondence to Judge Ritter’s chambers should be addressed to .  Email sent to the prior address will not be delivered.

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Requirements for Proposed Orders:
Proposed orders must be submitted in Microsoft Word (.docx) format along with an endorsed copy of the any pertinent briefing (.pdf), be in Times New Roman 12 point font, and should indicate the approval of all affected parties.


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