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Judge Jo Lynn GENTRY
Judge Jo Lynn GENTRY Current Assignment: Juvenile Department
Assignment History:
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2017 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Civil 
Year: 6/2015 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2012 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2009 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 9/2005 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Work History:
2005 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1999 - 2005:  Attorney, Arizona Attorney General's Office 
1995 - 1999:  Special Assistant United States Attorney, District of Arizona 
1994 - 1999:  Assistant General Counsel, Gila River Indian Community 
Education:
  • J.D., 1988, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, 1985, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Former Member, Board of Directors for the Phoenix Indian Center
  • Former Member, Board of Directors for the Phoenix Crisis Nursery
  • Former Member, Board of Directors for the Xico, Inc.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Clavadistas Del Sol
Community Involvement:
  • Former Judge Pro Tem for the Ak Chin Indian Community and Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.
  • Enrolled member of the Navajo tribe.
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