The Judicial Branch of Arizona, Maricopa County
Commissioner Joan Sinclair
12/2007 - present - Juvenile Court
07/2006 - 11/2007 - Criminal Court
07/2006 - Present - Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County
11/2003 - 07/2006 - Lawyer with Dodge, Anderson, Mableson, Steiner, Jones & Horowitz, Ltd., Phoenix Arizona
08/2002 - 11/2003 - Lawyer with Meagher & Geer, Scottsdale Arizona
08/2001 - 08/2002 - Law Clerk, Chief Justice Charles E. Jones, Arizona Supreme Court, Phoenix Arizona
01/1999 - 08/2001 - Staff Attorney, Arizona Death Penalty Judicial Assistance Program, Superior Court Maricopa County, Phoenix Arizona
05/1996 - 01/1999 - Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Phoenix Arizona
10/1995 - 01/1996 - Legal Intern, Office of the City Attorney-Criminal Division, Tucson Arizona
03/1989 - 04/1995 - Assistant Solicitor, Dekalb County Juvenile Court, Atlanta Georgia
03/1988 - 03/1989 - Assistant Regional Counsel, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Atlanta Georgia
03/1987 - 03/1988 - Regional Staff Attorney, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Social Security Disability Litigation Unit, Atlanta Georgia
Licensed in Arizona, Georgia and New York
Juris Doctor, 1986, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
Bachelor or Arts Degree, Magna Cum Laude, History, 1983, LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York
Junior Year Abroad in Graz, Austria, Karl-Franzens Universitšt
Arizona State Bar Association, Criminal Jury Instructions Committee, 1998-2000
Member, Arizona State Bar Association, Employment and Labor Law Section
Member, Arizona Women Lawyers Association
Membership Chair, Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court
Past Member, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
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