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Judge Colleen MCNALLY
Judge Colleen MCNALLY Current Assignment: Juvenile Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department: Juvenile Presiding Judge 
Year: 3/2013 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2010 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Family Court Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2010 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Northwest Presiding Judge 
Year: 5/2006 
Location: Northwest Regional Court Center in Surprise 
Department: Northwest Presiding Judge 
Year: 1/2004 
Location: Northwest Regional Court Center in Surprise 
Department: Civil/Probate/Family Court 
Year: 7/2002 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Civil 
Year: 2/2001 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 9/1997 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2001 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1997 - 2001:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1992 - 1997:  Deputy County Public Defender, Maricopa County Public Defender's Office 
1990 - 1992:  Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General's Office 
1986 - 1990:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office 
Education:
  • J.D., 1986, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor’s degree, 1983, University of California, San Diego
Committees/Associations:
  • Committee on Juvenile Court
  • Judicial College Board
Community Involvement:
  • Former Volunteer, Changing Lives Through Literature
  • Former Adjunct Professor ASU Law School
  • Former Merit Badge Counselor, Boy Scouts of America
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