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Commissioner Myra Harris
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Lower Court of Appeals
Assignment History:
  • 03/2011 - Present - Lower Court of Appeals
  • 04/1998 - 03/2011 - Family Court
Work History:
  • 1997 - 2010 - Southwestern College of Naturopathic Medicine, Adjunct Faculty
  • 05/2005 - 12/2005 - Phoenix School of Law, Interim Director of Legal Research and Writing Summer 2005 and Adjunct Professor
  • 1997 - 2005 - University of Phoenix, Adjunct Faculty
  • 2002 - Phoenix Career College, Adjunct Faculty in legal research and writing
  • 1996 - 1998 - Academy of Business - Adjunct Faculty
  • 1989 - 1996 - Director of Research and Faculty (paralegal studies and justice studies), American Institute
  • 1986 - 1998 - Freelance research and writing - through William H. Harris, P.C. and Co-Counsel
  • 1978 - 1986 - William H. Harris, P.C. - Managing Partner
  • 1978 - 1982 - Librarian at Streich Lang
  • 1977 - 1978 - Partner Harris & Haggard
  • 1976 - 1977 - Partner Harris, Wangberg & Harris
  • 1976 - 1978 - Reference librarian, A.S.U. College of Law Library, Tempe, Arizona
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree, History, 1967, New York University
  • Master's degree, Secondary Education, 1972, Arizona State University
  • Master's degree, Archaeology, 1974, Arizona State University J.D., 1976, Arizona State University
  • Juris Doctor, A.S.U. College of Law (now Sandra Day O¬íConnor School of Law)
Community Involvement:
  • Order of the Barrister, 1976
  • We The People Competition, alternate judge, 2002-2014
  • Jenckes Competition judge, ASU College of Law, 1999-2002
  • ASU - Guest advisor, PADI 2000
  • Bearizona Den-Good Bears of the World, 1999-2001
  • Arizona High School Mock Trial Competition, judge, 2003-2014
  • Train the Trainers 2003, Participant, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, Nevada
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