The Judicial Branch of Arizona, Maricopa County
Commissioner Virginia Richter
06/2010 to present - Criminal
06/2008 - 06/2010 - Criminal - Initial Appearance Court
06/2007 - 06/2008 - Civil, Probate and Family
06/2006 - 06/2007 - Criminal - Initial Pretrial Conference
09/2003 - 06/2006 - Criminal - Probation Violation Center
04/2003 - 09/2003 - Criminal - Early Disposition Court
07/2002 - 04/2003 - Criminal - Initial Appearance Court
2002 - Present - Commissioner, Maricopa County Superior Court
1998 - 2002 - Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General's Office
1981 - 1988 - Associate, Smith & Feola, P.C.
1980 - 1981 - Assistant City Prosecutor, City of Phoenix
Juris Doctor, Arizona State University (1980)
Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University (1976)
Maricopa County Superior Court, Sentencing and Probation Committee
Maricopa County Superior Court, Specialty Courts Committee
Arizona Judges Association
Member, Past Chair and Executive Council Member, Juvenile Law Section, Arizona State Bar
Past Chair, Maricopa County Juvenile Practice Committee
Past member, Arizona Attorney General's Open Meeting Law Enforcement Team
Past member, Appellate Advocacy Section, Arizona State Bar
Interagency Child Review Task Force
Past member and Chairman, Protocol Subcommittee, State Child Fatality Review Team
Past member, Maricopa County Child Fatality Review Team
Member, Curriculum Development Committee, Arizona Center for Law Related Education and Arizona
Supreme Court, Series on "Rights of Juveniles, Past, Present and Future"
Volunteer Judge, Arizona High School Mock Trial Program, State and Regional Competition
Volunteer Judge, National Adoption Day
Volunteer Judge, Xavier Invitational Mock Trial Competition
Volunteer, Phoenix Child Crisis Nursery
Member, Xavier Mothers' Guild
Correspondence Secretary and Civics Co-Chair, 2006 Phoenix Honors Cotillion
Member, Brophy Mothers' Guild
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Rotation July 01, 2013
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