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Judge Timothy J. RYAN
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Juvenile Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department: Juvenile Presiding Judge 
Year: 8/2017 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2015 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2010 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Criminal Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 4/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 9/2005 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2005 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona 
1999 - 2005:  Associate Attorney - Partner, Begam, Lewis, Marks and Wolfe 
1996 - 1999:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office 
1991 - 1996:  Deputy Public Defender, Office of the Maricopa County Public Defender 
1988 - 1990:  Associate Attorney, Gilcrease & Martin, Tempe, Arizona 
1987 - 1988:  Associate Attorney, Ryan & Ryan, Chandler, Arizona 
  • J.D., 1987, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Bachelor's, History, 1984, University of Arizona
  • Chair, Bench Bar Relations Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Former Member of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Former Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Community Involvement:
  • Participated as Board Member and Den Leader, local Boy Scout Pack
  • Served on Board of Housing for Mesa and Housing for Nevada - non-profit organizations that help working families overcome barriers in order to obtain affordable housing
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