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CITY OF CHANDLER
CHANDLER CITY MAGISTRATE
January 7, 2019

$157,913 annually.  Paid every two weeks.  Forty hours per week.


The primary function of this position is to apply relevant state statutes, city ordinances, Supreme Court Rules and case law when presiding over a variety of matters including criminal misdemeanors, traffic cases, jury and non-jury trials, pre-trial conferences, arraignments, motions and other hearings.  Performs professional legal work conducting preliminary and formal court hearings and determinations of cases arising within the jurisdiction of the City.

This position is exempt from overtime compensation and not covered by the City’s Merit System.  The Mayor and the City Council appoint this position for a specified term.  Information provided by applicants is subject to verification by the Chandler Judicial Advisory Committee and the City of Chandler.

To find out more about this position or to apply, please download the following documents:


MARICOPA SUPERIOR COURT
JUDICIAL NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

December 21, 2018

The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments has recommended 14 candidates to Governor Doug Ducey for three openings on the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

 

Nominees for the openings created by the appointment of Judge Susan M. Brnovich to the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona and the retirement of Judges Hugh E. Hegyi and David M. Talamante are: (AWLA Members are in BLUE)

 

·         Julie Ashworth LaFave, Democrat, of Tempe, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         John L. Blanchard, Independent, of Phoenix, Member at Osborn Maledon, P.A.

·         Cassie E. Bray Woo, Democrat, of Phoenix, Deputy Chief Supervisor at the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

·         Robert I. Brooks, Republican, of Phoenix, Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

·         Melissa Iyer Julian, Republican, of Phoenix, Partner at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

·        Joseph S. Kiefer, Republican, of Phoenix, Deputy County Attorney at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.

·         Julie A. Mata, Republican, of Phoenix, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·        Phemonia L. Miller, Democrat, of Laveen, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         Sigmund G. Popko, Democrat, of Tempe, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         Andrew J. Russell, Independent, of Phoenix, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         Aryeh D. Schwartz, Democrat, of Scottsdale, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         Timothy A. Stratton, Republican, of Scottsdale, Equity Partner at Gust Rosenfeld, PLC.

·         Annielaurie Van Wie, Independent, of Phoenix, Commissioner with the Superior Court in Maricopa County.

·         Tracey J. Westerhausen, Democrat, of Phoenix, Partner at Debus, Kazan & Westerhausen, Ltd.

 

Governor Ducey will make the appointments.




APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR A VACANCY ON THE ARIZONA SUPREME COURT

Expires January 25, 2019

Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice John Pelander.

 

The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for the vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new justice.

 

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 jnc@courts.az.gov.

 

Applicants must be of good moral character and admitted to the practice of law in, and a resident of the state of Arizona for the past 10 years, and under age 65 at the time the nomination is sent to the Governor.

 

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 January 25, 2019. 

 

The Commission may, at its discretion, use the applications filed for this vacancy to nominate candidates for any additional vacancies known to the Commission before the screening meeting for this vacancy is held. 

 

All meetings of the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced. 

 

The new justice will be paid $159,684.88 annually.




GOVERNOR'S OFFICE TO HOLD JUDICIAL INTERVIEWS IN COCHISE COUNTY
Expires January 4, 2019

Governor Doug Ducey today announced that members of his executive staff will conduct on-site interviews for candidates who have applied for a judicial vacancy on the Superior Court in Cochise County. The candidates are as follows: Paul Randall Bays, Roger Heath Contreras, Timothy Bruce Dickerson and Candyce Beumler Pardee.

The panel will take public comment on the candidates at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Sierra Vista Council Chambers, 1011 North Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635. The public comment period will be followed by individual interviews of the candidates beginning at 1:00 p.m.
All interviews are open to the public and the media.

The candidates’ applications will be made available online at the Office of the Governor’s website,https://azgovernor.gov/judges . The public may send written comments at https://azgovernor.gov/judges. Comments must be received no later than January 4, 2019 to be considered. Anonymous comments cannot be considered.

The vacancy on the Cochise County Superior Court was created by the retirement of Judge Karl D. Elledge.
 
Under the Arizona Constitution, judges of the Superior Court in counties with a population of less than 250,000 persons are elected by the voters. Vacancies created by the retirement or resignation of a judge prior to the general election are filled by gubernatorial appointment.


PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT ON MARICOPA SUPERIOR COURT APPLICANTS
 Expires December 14, 2018


The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is seeking public input on 19 candidates for three openings on the Superior Court in Maricopa County.
AWLA MEMBERS IN BLUE.
 
The applicants are:
 
John L. Blanchard
Cassie Bray  
Robert I. Brooks
David W. Garbarino
David N. Horowitz
Melissa Iyer Julian
Joseph S. Kiefer
Julie A. LaFave
Zora Manjencich
Julie A. Mata
Phemonia L. Miller
Suzanne M. Nicholls
Sigmund G. Popko
Michael Z. Rassas
Andrew J. Russell
Aryeh D. Schwartz
Timothy A. Stratton
Annielaurie Van Wie
Tracey J. Westerhausen

 
 
Their applications can be viewed online at the Commission’s website, http://www.azcourts.gov/jnc.   
            
The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is seeking public input on 19 candidates for three openings on the Superior Court in Maricopa County.
 
 
The Commission will meet to interview the candidates on December 19, 2018. The meeting will be held in room 101 of the Arizona State Courts Building, 1501 W. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, starting at 8:00 a.m. The interview agenda will be posted on the Commission’s website at least 7 days prior to the meeting.
 
Citizens may address the Commission on the day of the meeting or send written comments to jnc@courts.az.gov or to 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ 85007. It is not necessary to submit multiple copies of written comments, and email is preferred. Comments must be received no later than December 14th to be considered.  Anonymous comments cannot be considered.
 
After the interviews, the Commission will recommend at least three nominees for each opening to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judges.







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