Courtrooms

Courtrooms, hearing and conference rooms, and judge's chambers are located on the 5th floor of the Pete V. Domenici United States Courthouse, the same building that houses the Clerk's Office.

Courtroom Locations

Judge Jacobvitz's courtroom is the Gila Courtroom, located on the 5th floor.  He conducts preliminary hearings in his Hearing Room which is adjacent to the Courtroom.  Scheduling Conferences are conducted for Judge Jacobvitz by his courtroom deputy clerk, Chris Wilson, in the Hearing Room.

Judge Thuma's courtroom is the Brazos Courtroom, located on the 5th floor.  Judge Thuma conducts preliminary hearings in his Hearing Room which is adjacent to the Courtroom.

Matters are also heard in Las Cruces and Roswell at the Federal Buildings & United States Courthouses located at:

  • 200 E. Griggs Ave, 1st Floor, Las Cruces, NM 88001
  • 500 N. Richardson Ave, Roswell, NM 88201

Use of Electronic Devices

No cameras, cellular telephones with cameras or recording capability, transmitters, receivers or recording equipment may be brought into or used in any courtroom or court environs (i.e. the fourth floor or above). Attorneys and jurors who have cellular telephones with cameras are exempt from this prohibition. Laptops and tablets are allowed but only if the camera and recording features are not used.

Digital Court Reporting