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Court of Appeals

Tribunal de Apelaciones

APPELLATE MEDIATOR BIOGRAPHY

Bonnie Stepleton, Appellate Mediator

Bonnie Stepleton grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She attended the University of Oregon and obtained a BS in Political Science in 1984. She graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1987. She was a law clerk in the New Mexico Supreme Court. Following her clerkship, Bonnie represented people with intellectual disabilities and then practiced law in insurance defense. She served as a mediator with the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation administration for many years and has also been a volunteer mediator for the Metropolitan Court. She taught mediation and negotiation at the University of New Mexico School of Law. She became Appellate Mediator with the New Mexico Court of Appeals in January 2018.  

Bonnie Stepleton, Appellate Mediator

New Mexico Court of Appeals
Minzner Law Center
PO Box 25306
Albuquerque, NM 87125

Phone: 505-767-6102
Email: coabms@nmcourts.gov