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Judge John REA
Judge John REA Current Assignment: Criminal Department
Assignment History:
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2015 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil Presiding Judge 
Year: 1/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 7/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 9/2005 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 9/2004 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Work History:
2004 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1997 - 2004:  Deputy Chief Staff Attorney, Supreme Court of Arizona 
1984 - 1996:  Staff Attorney, Supreme Court of Arizona 
1978 - 1983:  Attorney , Private practice 
1977 - 1978:  Law Clerk, Arizona Court of Appeals Judge William E. Eubank 
Education:
  • J.D., 1977, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor’s degree, 1974, Kansas State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, 1973, Manhattan Christian College
Committees/Associations:
  • Adjunct Professor at ASU College of Law - Civil Clinic, Mediation Clinic, and Lawyering Theory and Practice
  • Past Member, Editorial Board, State Bar of Arizona’s Arizona Attorney
  • Past faculty member, Arizona Appellate Institute
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