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Judge Rosa MROZ
Judge Rosa MROZ Current Assignment: Civil Department
Assignment History:
Department: Civil 
Year: 6/2017 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Probate Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2010 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 9/2004 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2004 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
2000 - 2004:  Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Liability Management Section 
1999 - 2000:  Associate, Fennemore Craig 
1995 - 1999:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office 
1994 - 1995:  Associate, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon 
1993 - 1994:  Law Clerk, Chief Judge Thomas Kleinschmidt, Arizona Court of Appeals 
1991 - 1992:  Law Clerk, Justice James Duke Cameron, Arizona Supreme Court 
1987 - 1990:  Certified Public Accountant , Price Waterhouse and Motorola Inc. 
Education:
  • J.D. , cum laude, 1993, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, Accounting, cum laude, 1986, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • 2013 National Association of Counties Achievement Award in the category of Court Administration and Management
  • 2013 National Association for Court Management Justice Achievement Award
  • 2012 Arizona Supreme Court Judicial Achievement Award in the General Jurisdiction Category
  • Member, Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court: 1998 to present Vice President, 2003-2004 Group Leader, 2002-2004
  • Member, Arizona Women Lawyers Assoc: 1993 to present Steering Committee, 2001-2002 Judicial Appointments Committee, 2001-2004 Group Leader, Mothers Support Group, 2003 - 2005
  • Member, Arizona Asian American Bar Association: 1993 to present: Treasurer, 1997-2004
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association: 2001 to present: Convention Treasurer, 2001 National Convention: Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Judge, 2001
  • Volunteer, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office Kids in Court Program: 2007 to 2010: 2013 to present
  • Revision Team Member, Maricopa County Children’s Justice Project: Multidisciplinary Protocol for the Investigation of Child Abuse: 2008-2009 and 2013-2014
  • National College of Probate Judges, 2010 to 2013
  • Member, The Arizona Mental Health and Criminal Justice Coalition, 2010 to 2013
  • Member, Maricopa County Commission on Justice System Intervention for the Seriously Mentally Ill, 2010 to 2013
  • Arizona State Bar: Civil Rules Committee: 2000-2005 - Subcommittee on Rule 68 (Offer of Judgment), 2004-2007
  • Maricopa County Superior Court Committees: Judicial Executive Committee, 2010 to 2013: Judicial Education Committee, 2010 to 2012: Chair, Interpreter and Title VI Committee, 2007 to 2012: Chair, Family Law Department Forms Committee, 2005-2007
  • Arizona Supreme Court Committees: Case Processing Standards Steering Committee, 2012 to 2013: Committee on Improving Judicial Oversight and Processing of Probate Court Matters, 2010 to 2011: Judicial Performance Review Conference Team, 2008 - present
Community Involvement:
  • Volunteer, Boy Scout Troop 147, 2001 to present
  • Arcadia Little League Commissioner of Softball, Junior/Senior Division, 2007 Team Mom to various baseball and softball teams, 1999 to 2006
  • Board Member, Arizona State University College of Law Alumni Association, 2003-2004
  • Board Member, St. Theresa School Advisory Board, 2003-2004
  • Assistant Coach for Brophy College Preparatory Mock Trial Team, 2001-2002
  • Treasurer, Arizona Child and Family Advocacy Network, 1999 to 2000
  • Volunteer, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project, 1985-1986: 1990-1993
  • Volunteer, St. Vincent de Paul Charity of Phoenix, 1985 to present
  • 2013 National Association of Counties Achievement Award in the category of Court Administration and Management
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