CITY OF PHOENIX
MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE
May 8, 2018
The Judicial Selection Advisory Board is accepting applications for the position of Judge of the Phoenix Municipal Court.
DUTIES: Presiding over a variety of trial court cases including criminal misdemeanor complaints, traffic charges, jury and non-jury trials, pre-trial conferences, arraignments, motions, order of protection hearings and other court proceedings. The position will require familiarity and application of relevant state statutes, city ordinances, Supreme Court Rules, evidentiary rules and case law. This position is filled by appointment of the City Council to a specified term. For more details, compensation, and benefits see https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/job-descriptions (City Judge – Job Code: 10570)
REQUIREMENT: Admission to the Arizona State Bar and a minimum of five years practice of law or equivalent legal experience is required, with preference to at least five years of law practice in Arizona.
Applications are available through the Phoenix Municipal Court’s web site at https://www.phoenix.gov/court/judicial-recruitment or through the Judicial Selection Advisory Board c/o Office of the Chief Presiding Judge, Phoenix Municipal Court, 300 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (602) 262-1608.
Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., June 8, 2018.
Successful applicants will be required to take and pass a drug test and employment will be contingent upon successful completion of any required drug test and consideration of background, references, and other job-related selection information.
The City of Phoenix is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR TWO VACANCIES ON THE SUPERIOR COURT IN PINAL COUNTY
May 7, 2018
Applications are being accepted for two vacancies on the Superior Court in Pinal County, created by the retirement of Judges Henry G. Gooday, Jr. and Brenda E. Oldham.
The Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for each vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judges.
The most current judicial application form (revised January 2017) can be downloaded at the Judicial Department website: www.azcourts.gov/jnc. Applications may also be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, by calling (602) 452-3311, or by sending an electronic mail request to email@example.com.
Applicants must be at least 30 years of age, of good moral character, admitted to the practice of law in Arizona, as well as a resident of Arizona, for the past five years and a resident of Pinal County for the past year.
Applicants for the recent vacancy in Pinal County must reapply to be considered for the new vacancies.
A signed original application with all attachments and a searchable .pdf version of the application and attachments must be submitted to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007, by 3:00 p.m. on June 7, 2018.
The Commission may, at its discretion, use the applications filed for these vacancies to nominate candidates for any additional vacancies known to the Commission before the screening meeting for these vacancies is held.
All meetings of the Pinal County Commission on Trial Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced.
The new judges will be paid $149,382.60 annually.