Physical: 16-A, NP 102 East, Nambé Pueblo, NM 87506

Mailing: 15A NP 102 West, Santa Fe, NM 87506

Phone: 505-455-5580 or 505-455-5581 Fax: 505-455-9136

Roman J. Duran, Chief Judge,

Kym E. Valencia, Court Clerk,



Our mission is to provide a professional, comprehensive, competent, impartial and efficient tribunal where there is equality and justice to all who come before the judiciary. The Tribal Court shall provide access to court services on a day-to-day basis for all criminal and civil matters per the Pueblo of Nambé Tribal Law and Order Code; utilize all available resources to enhance and strengthen the effectiveness of our Court, and exercise our right as a sovereign nation and to reduce crime in our community and neighboring communities.



Judge Roman Duran: Supervises and manages the operations of the Court, including but not limited to the case docket, budget and funding sources, pro-tem judges, coordination of services with tribal departments and other tribal/state/federal departments and agencies, maintains communications with all relevant agencies and departments to foster partnerships and a reliable network system.

Court Clerk Kym Valencia: Processes the complaints, filings and pleadings on the case docket, processes and accounts for all fines, fees, costs, bonds, child support payments, and relevant judgments, ensures timely processing of all Court related invoices while adhering to all accounting standards and principles, works with other tribal and non-tribal departments and programs to meet the needs of our Court and to accomplish common goals.

Nambé Pueblo Tribal Court: Will provide efficient case management and processing from the filing to disposition of each case before the Court, and will apply proper procedures for cases following the Civil and Criminal Rules of Procedure, follow Due Process pursuant to the 1968 Indian Civil Right Act, and apply proper traditional and customary laws where appropriate.



PICURIS TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-587-7597 FAX: 505-587-0273

POJOAQUE TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-455-2271 FAX: 505-455-0102

SAN ILDEFONSO TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-455-7500 FAX: 505-455-7942

OHKAY OWINGEH TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-852-4475 FAX: 505-852-4350

SANTA CLARA TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-753-0411 FAX: 505-753-0466

TAOS TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-751-0488 FAX: 505-753-3552

TESUQUE TRIBAL COURT PHONE: 505-989-4969 FAX: 505-989-5037


2014 Attorneys Licensed to Practice in the Nambé Pueblo Tribal Court

1. Merrie L. Chappell

Phone: 505-842-8255

Address: Santa Fe office: 2019 Galisteo, #C3 • Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 •

Albuquerque office: 1400 Central Avenue SE, Ste. 2000 • Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

2. Ronald Boyd

Phone: 505-984-0121

Address: 121 Sandoval St, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

3. Art Nieto

Phone: 505-247-1973

Address: 121 Sandoval St Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2161

4. Dwight Thompson

Phone: 575-751-3043

Address: 224 Cruz Alta Rd Ste. G Taos, New Mexico 87571

5. Antonio J. Salazar

Phone: 505-747.3977

Address: 518 Paseo de Onate Espanola, New Mexico 87532

Mailing: PO Box 171 Alcalde, NM 87511

6. Bea Castellano

Phone: 505-424-0656

Address: 929 Agua Fria St, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

7. Daniel Marlowe

Phone: 505-988-1144

Address: 200 West Marcy Suite 216 Santa Fe New Mexico, 87501

8. Ray Twohig

Phone: 505-898-0400

Address: 8998 Rio Grand Blvd NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114

9. New Mexico Legal Aid Native American Program

Phone: 505-867-3391

Address: 51 Jemez Dam Road Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004



Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Directions from Santa Fe:

Depart on US 84/285/ North, St. Francis Drive (19 mi)

Turn right onto NM-503 East (4.5 mi)

Turn right onto NP 101 Poechunu Poe (1.5 mi)

Turn left onto NP 102-East (141 ft.)

Arrive at 16 NP 120 East, Nambé Pueblo

Directions from Espanola:

Depart on US 84/285/South, Riverside Drive (8 mi)

Turn left onto NM-503 East (4.5 mi)

Turn right onto NP 101 Poechunu Poe (1.5 mi)

Turn left onto NP 102-East (141 ft.)

Arrive at 16 NP 120 East, Nambé Pueblo