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Judge Andrew KLEIN
Judge Andrew KLEIN Current Assignment: Probate Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department: Probate Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil/Probate/Family Court 
Year: 6/2011 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2009 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 6/2008 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2004 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 9/2001 
Location: Juvenile Court Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Work History:
2001 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1977 - 2001:  Partner, Sherwood, Klein, Dudley & Abram 
Education:
  • J.D., 1977, Indiana University in Bloomington
  • Bachelor’s degree, Journalism, with honors, University of California at Berkeley
Committees/Associations:
  • Disciplinary Commission Committee of the State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar counsel, attorney disciplinary actions.
  • State Bar fee arbitration committee
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Panel
Community Involvement:
  • Board of Directors, Temple Beth Israel, Scottsdale (1994-2003)
  • Executive Committee, Temple Beth Israel, Scottsdale (1996-2003)
  • President, Temple Beth Israel, Scottsdale (2002-2003)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, ASU College of Law (2005)
  • 2015 recipient of the William W. Treat Award from the National College of Probate Judges for contributions to the improvement of law and judicial administration.
  • 2016 recipient from the Arizona State Bar of the James A. Walsh Outstanding Jurist Award
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