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Judge Teresa A. SANDERS
Judge Teresa A. SANDERS Current Assignment: Civil Department
Assignment History:
Department: Civil 
Year: 6/2017 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 12/2009 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 4/2006 
Location: Southeast Facility in Mesa 
Department: Juvenile Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 8/2004 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 9/2001 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Work History:
2001 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1999 - 2001:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1986 - 1999:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office 
1985 - 1986:  Deputy District Attorney, Grand Junction, Colorado 
1983 - 1985:  Private Practice, Grand Junction, Colorado 
Education:
  • J.D., 1983, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, marketing, 1979, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Member, State Bar of Arizona Criminal Law Advisory Commission, Criminal Rules and Practice Committee, and Peer
  • Review Committee
  • Superior Court Courthouse Experience Program
  • Superior Court Kids in Court Program
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Judges Association
  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court
Community Involvement:
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Special Olympics
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