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Judge Barbara Rodriguez MUNDELL
Judge Barbara Rodriguez MUNDELL Current Assignment: Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department: Presiding Judge 
Year: 7/2005 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Associate Presiding Judge/Probate Presiding Judge 
Year: 1/2003 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Probate Presiding Judge 
Year: 2/2001 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Special Assignment 
Year: 6/2000 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 5/1998 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 5/1997 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 5/1996 
Location: Juvenile Court Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 7/1993 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Civil 
Year: 9/1991 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 1/1989 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Work History:
1991 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1989 - 1991:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1986 - 1989:  Administrative Law Judge, Arizona Industrial Commission 
1982 - 1986:  Private Practice 
1981 - 1982:  Associate Counsel, Swenson’s Ice Cream Corporation 
Education:
  • J.D. , 1981, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, 1978, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Past Member, Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Keeping the Record
  • Past Chair, Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Judicial Conduct
  • Past Member, Arizona Supreme Court Fiduciary Advisory Committee
  • Past Member, Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Superior Court
  • Past Member, National College of Probate Judges
  • Past Judiciary Member, State Bar of Arizona Probate and Trust Law Section Executive Council
  • Past President, Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, National Center for State Courts’ Board of Directors, 3-year term starting August 2007
  • Member, Arizona Supreme Court Code of Judicial Conduct Task Force
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges
Community Involvement:
  • Past member, Casey Foundation Advisory Board
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