We have had reports of cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) and demanding that citizens pay money for fines or fees in cases involving relatives. These calls are not valid. New Mexico Courts will never call citizens to ask for payments of any kind.

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McKinley County-Gallup District Court

Gallup District Court

Court Executive Officer
Weldon J. Neff

Deputy Court Executive Officer
Jodie L. Schwebel

Court Manager
Geri Hughbanks

Human Resources Supervisor
Edwin Ellis

Programs Division Director of Problem-Solving Courts
Krista Lawrence

Court Financial Officer
Roberta Werito

​Physical / Mailing Address

207 W. Hill Ave. 2nd Floor Room 200
Gallup, NM 87301

Phone: 505-863-6816 Fax: 505-722-3401

Jury Code-O-Phone:

505-722-4758 or 1-800-748-0822

​Office Hours

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Gallup District Court Judges

Judge Louis E DePauli, Jr - Div II

Judge Louis E. DePauli, Jr.

Division 2

R David Pederson

Judge R. David Pederson

Division 5

Judge Robert A Aragon - Div VII

Judge Robert A. Aragon

Division 7