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Judge William BROTHERTON
Judge William BROTHERTON Current Assignment: Juvenile Department
Assignment History:
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2017 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2014 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2011 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 5/2007 
Location: Northwest Regional Court Center in Surprise 
Work History:
2007 - Present:  Superior Court Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1992 - 2007:  Attorney and Partner, O'Steen and Harrison, Phoenix 
2003 - 2007:  Senator, Arizona Senate 
1998 - 2003:  State Representative, Arizona House of Representatives 
  • J.D. , 1987, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1984, Grand Canyon University
  • Trustee, Canyon Institute (a non-profit Christian grant giving foundation)
Community Involvement:
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Past Board Member, Schoolhouse Foundation (a non-profit organization that started the Pappas School for homeless children)
  • Recipient, 2005 Freedom of Information Award from the Arizona Newspaper Association
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