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Judge Christopher COURY
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Criminal Department
Assignment History:
Department: Criminal 
Year: 1/2015 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2012 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 3/2010 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Work History:
1999 - 2010:  Attorney, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, Phoenix 
1996 - 1998:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, Phoenix 
1995 - 1996:  Attorney, O’Connor Cavanagh, Phoenix 
1994 - 1995:  Judicial Clerk, Arizona Court of Appeals, Phoenix 
Education:
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1994, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 1991, University of Notre Dame
Committees/Associations:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Community Involvement:
  • Board of Directors, St. Joseph the Worker, 2005 – 2014: Advisory Committee, 2014 - present
  • Board of Directors, Notre Dame Club of Phoenix, 1996 – present
  • Youth Soccer Coach, Scottsdale Soccer Club, 2007 – 2010
  • St. Theresa Catholic School, Dad’s Club, 2007 – 2014
  • St. Theresa Pastoral Council, 1999-2005
  • Board of Directors, Notre Dame Law Association, 2008 - 2014
  • Youth Basketball Coach, Boys and Girls Club of Scottsdale, 2014
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