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Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Family Department
Assignment History:
Department: Family Court 
Year: 7/2011 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 1/2009 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 1/2006 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2006 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
2004 - 2006:  Special Assignment Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County, Arizona 
1996 - 2004:  General Counsel, Arizona State Senate Minority (also maintained private practice during this time) 
1988 - 2004:  Sole Practioner, Glenn Davis Law Firm (civil litigation, juvenile and family law) 
1985 - 1988:  Of Counsel to Firm, Goddard & Goddard 
1979 - 1984:  Associate and Partner , with William J. Friedl  
  • J.D., 1979, California Western School of Law in San Diego
  • Bachelor's, Political Science & History, 1975, Northern Arizona University
  • President, Maricopa County Bar Association, 2008
  • Past member, Board of Directors of the Arizona Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Co-Chair for the Maricopa County Bench-Bar Conference in 1993
  • Former Chair / Executive Council for the Arizona State Bar Juvenile Law Section
  • Former Chair, Arizona State Bar Juvenile Law Section
  • Founding Member / Executive Council for the Arizona State Bar Juvenile Law Section
  • Arizona Bar Foundation for Legal Services and Education "Arizona's Top 50 Pro Bono Lawyers" Award, 2003
  • Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyer's Program "Life Saver Award," 2002
  • Arizona State Bar "Chandler Award" in 1999 for contributions in the field of Juvenile Law
  • Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyer's Program, "Sole Practitioner of the Year," 1994
Community Involvement:
  • Former Member, Arizona House of Representatives, 1981-1985. Served on House Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Counties and Municipalities; and Rules Committees.
  • Former Member, Arizona Juvenile Justice Advisory Council, 1986-1988
  • Friends of the Orpheum Theatre
  • West Encanto Neighborhood Association
  • Former Assistant Leader, Boy Scout Troop 110
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