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Judge Bethany G. HICKS
Judge Bethany G. HICKS Current Assignment: Family Department
Assignment History:
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2012 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2010 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Civil 
Year: 1/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 9/2004 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 7/2002 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Family Court Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2000 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 2/1999 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 5/1997 
Location: Juvenile Court Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Special Assignment 
Year: 10/1995 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 9/1994 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 1/1994 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
1999 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1993 - 1999:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County  
1993 - 1999:  Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1983 - 1991:  Sole Practitioner, Family Court cases 
Education:
  • J.D., 1984, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, Vassar College
  • Master’s of Education, Boston University
Committees/Associations:
  • Former Member of Judicial Ethics Committee
  • Committee on Superior Court
  • Former Associate Dean and former Dean of Judicial College of Arizona
Community Involvement:
  • Steering Committee AWLA
  • Member Thurgood Marshall Inn Of Court
  • Valley Leadership Phoenix
  • Current class correspondent ASU Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law
  • Adjunct professor ASU Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law First Year Mentor
  • "Who's Who in America": Who's Who" and "Who's Who in American Women"
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