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Judge Joseph KREAMER
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Northeast Presiding/Family
Assignment History:
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2015 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 3/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 12/2009 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 6/2007 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Work History:
1997 - 2007:  Partner, Hopkins & Kreamer L.L.P. , Phoenix 
1989 - 1997:  Associate, Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix 
Education:
  • J.D. , 1989, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with high honors, 1985, University of Arizona
Committees/Associations:
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1989 to present
  • State Bar Legal Services Committee, 1996-2007; Chairman 1997-2000
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, Board of Directors 2003-Current (Board President, 2007)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, 1989 to present
  • Maricopa County Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, 1995-2002
  • Community Legal Services, Board of Directors, 1996-1999
  • Volunteer Lawyers Program, volunteer attorney, 1989-2007
  • Homeless Legal Assistance Project, Arizona State University, 1989-1990
Community Involvement:
  • 2002 - Honored with the John P. Frank for Justice Award
  • 2002 - Honored among "Top 50 pro bono attorneys" award
  • 1991 - Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Little League baseball coach, 2004-present
  • National Youth Sports soccer coach, 2005-2006
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