NM Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments at Law School

A three-judge panel of the New Mexico Court of Appeals held court in the UNM School of Law Moot Courtroom on May 22 to consider an appeal in a medical malpractice case.

Presiding were Chief Judge Cynthia Fry ('81) and Judges Michael Bustamante ('74) left, and Timothy Garcia ('84).

The case that was heard:

PHILLIP GRASSIE, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF WALTER GRASSIE, Plaintiff-Appellee, represented by Stephen G. Durkovich (`67) and Ray M. Vargas, II ('98)


ROSWELL HOSPITAL CORP., d/b/a EASTERN NEW MEXICO MEDICAL CENTER, Defendant-Appellant, represented by James R. Kennedy, Sarah M. Singleton, and Richard A. Sheehy.

Also pictured are Stephen G. Durkovich ('67), left, and Ray M. Vargas, II ('98), with an unidentified member of their team.