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Judge Christopher WHITTEN
Judge Christopher WHITTEN Current Assignment: Tax Presiding Judge/Civil
Assignment History:
Department: Presiding Tax Court/Civil 
Year: 6/2014 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2011 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2008 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 10/2006 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Work History:
2006 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1999 - 2006:  Private Practice Attorney, Whitten Berry, P.L.L.C., Phoenix 
1996 - 1999:  Private Practice Attorney, Holloway, Odegard & Sweeney law firm, Phoenix 
1993 - 1996:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1991 - 1993:  Law Clerk, Hon. John L. Claborne, Arizona Court of Appeals 
Education:
  • Juris Doctorate, Law, 1991, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Marketing, 1988, University of Arizona
Committees/Associations:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of California
  • Board of Directors, St. Thomas Moore Society
  • Board of Directors, Recreational Association of Madison Meadows and Simis
  • Board of Directors, Arizona School for the Arts
  • Member, Arizona-Mexico Commission
  • Member, Arizona Supreme Court's Commission for Victims in the Courts
  • Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, seminars
  • Faculty, National Crime Victims Bar Association, seminars
  • Faculty, National Business Institute, seminars

* You may also want to view my Commercial Court Biography.

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