Judicial Biographies

Superior Court Judges
Maricopa County Superior Court Judges Image Judges are appointed through a merit process. Judicial candidates are selected for their legal ability and professional and personal achievements rather than their mastery of political campaigns.

Applicants for judicial appointment are screened by the Commission on Trial Court Appointments, a non-partisan committee. The Commission reviews all applications, interviews candidates and selects finalists whose names are forwarded to the Governor. The Governor reviews the applications, interviews each finalist and appoints one of them to the bench.

Superior Court judges in Maricopa County remain in office by the approval of voters in retention elections. There are no opponents in these elections. Voters cast a "yes" vote to retain a judge in office. A "no" vote would remove the judge from office. Every two years each judge undergoes a public review process, including a survey of the judges ability by lawyers, litigants, jurors and staff. Judges face a retention election every four years.

Judicial Officer Assignments: Judges Post-Rotation July 01, 2014

View All  ||  A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  XYZ
Click to View Judge Biography: Phone Location Profile
 ACETO , Mark F.   Civil 602.506.5261  Southeast Facility-2C    
 ADLEMAN, Jay   Family 602.372.5497  Central Court Building-5A    
 ANDERSON, Aimee   Family 602.506.0055  Central Court Building-6D  View 
 ANDERSON, Arthur   Civil 602.506.0341  East Court Building-511  View 
 ASTROWSKY, Bradley   Juvenile 602.372.2048  Durango Facility-2285  View 
 BAILEY, Cynthia   Family 602.506.5121  Northeast Court-F  View 
 BARTON, Janet   Associate Presiding Judge/Family Court Presiding 602.506.5340  Old Court House-301  View 
 BASSETT, Edward   Associate Presiding Probate 602.372.3003  Old Court House-102  View 
 BEENE, James   Juvenile 602.372.7382  Southeast Juvenile-1079-1081  View 
 BERGIN, Dawn   Civil 602.372.2961  Central Court Building-7D    
 BLAKEY, II, A. Craig   Juvenile 602.506.7806  Durango Facility-3245  View 
 BLOMO, James T.   Civil 602.372.4537  East Court Building-411    
 BRAIN, Mark H.   Civil/General Stream Adjudications 602.372.1141  East Court Building-413  View 
 BRNOVICH, Susan   Family 602.372.2020  Central Court Building-6E    
 BRODMAN, Roger   Family 602.372.2943  Central Court Building-6A  View 
 BROTHERTON, William   Family 602.372.2024  Central Court Building-6C    
 BUSTAMANTE, Lori Horn   Civil 602.506.0423  Old Court House-303  View 
 COFFEY, Rodrick   Juvenile 602.372.1783  Southeast Juvenile-1103  View 
 COHEN, Bruce   Criminal 602.372.0686  South Court Tower-13102  View 
 COHEN, Suzanne   Family Court 602.372.1916  Central Court Building-1202    
 CONTES, Connie   Juvenile 602.506.7768  Durango Facility-2280  View 
 COOPER, Katherine   Civil 602.506.8311  East Court Building-514    
 COURY, Christopher   Family 602.372.3876  Central Court Building-7C  View 
 CRAWFORD, Janice   Juvenile 602.372.0844  Southeast Juvenile-1090-1092  View 
 CUNANAN, David O.   Civil 602.372.1710  Central Court Building-4B    
 DAVIS, Norman J.   Presiding Judge 602.506.5262  Old Court House-5th Floor    
 DITSWORTH, John   Criminal 602.506.8288  Central Court Building-9D    
 DUNCAN, Sally Schneider   Civil 602.506.9042  Central Court Building-7B  View 
 DUNN, Boyd   Family 602.372.0914  Southeast Facility-2F    
 FENZEL, Alfred   Criminal 602.506.7080  Central Court Building-11C  View 
 FINK, Dean M.   Criminal 602.506.3776  Central Court Building-12D    
 FLORES, Lisa   Juvenile 602.372.0825  Durango Facility-2290    
 FOSTER, George H.   Family 602.506.3892  Old Court House-2    
 GAMA, J. Richard   Civil/Complex 602.506.1245  Central Court Building-701  View 
 GARCIA, Jeanne   Family 602.372.0610  Northwest Regional Center-B    
 GASS, David   Criminal 602.372.3592  Central Court Building-9C    
 GATES, Pamela   Criminal 602.506.6391  South Court Tower-13115    
 GENTRY, Jo Lynn   Criminal 602.372.3091  Central Court Building-12E    
 GERLACH, Douglas   Civil 602.372.5851  East Court Building-513  View 
 GORDON, Michael   Civil 602.372.0762  Northeast Court-J  View 
 GRANVILLE, Warren J.   Criminal 602.506.0434  South Court Tower-13103  View 
 HANNAH, John   Civil 602.372.0759  Northeast Court-G  View 
 HARRISON, Cari A.   Juvenile 602.506.0967  Durango Facility-3285    
 HEGYI, Hugh   Criminal 602.506.3963  Central Court Building-11E    
 HERROD, Michael   Family 602.372.0359  Central Court Building-6F  View 
 HICKS, Bethany G.   Family 602.506.2139  Southeast Facility-3A    
 HOFFMAN, Kristin C.   Family 602.506.5624  Northeast Court-I    
 HYATT, Carey   Family 602.506.3566  Northeast Court-E    
 ISHIKAWA, Brian K.   Assoc. Presiding Southeast Juvenile Judge 602.506.5225  Southeast Juvenile-1114  View 
 KEMP, Michael   Criminal 602.372.0608  Central Court Building-13E/1304  View 
 KILEY, Daniel   Criminal 602.372.3839  Central Court Building-9A  View 
 KLEIN, Andrew   Presiding Probate 602.506.4645  Old Court House-101  View 
 KREAMER, Joseph   Associate Presiding Criminal 602.372.1764  South Court Tower-13400  View 
 LECLAIRE, Thomas   Civil 602.372.3849  Northeast Court-L    
 MAHONEY, Margaret R.   Criminal 602.506.0387  South Court Tower-13114  View 
 MARTIN, Daniel   Juvenile 602.372.2925  Durango Facility-3250    
 MCCLENNEN, Crane   LCA 602.506.3901  Central Court Building-4  View 
 MCCOY, Scott   Criminal 602.372.3603  South Court Tower-13104    
 MCMURDIE, Paul   Family 602.372.0765  Southeast Facility-4E    
 MCNALLY, Colleen   Presiding Juvenile Judge 602.506.5961  Durango Facility-C2C 132A    
 MEAD, Kathleen   Family 602.506.2500  Northwest Regional Center-A    
 MIKITISH, Joseph   Family 602.372.1547  Central Court Building-6B    
 MILES, Linda H.   Juvenile 602.506.6452  Durango Facility-2295    
 MILES, Robert   Criminal 602.372.0754  Central Court Building-8A    
 MROZ, Rosa   Criminal 602.372.0384  South Court Tower-13109  View 
 MULLINS, Karen   Criminal 602.372.1160  Central Court Building-13D    
 MYERS, Sam   Criminal 602.372.2940  Central Court Building-12A  View 
 NORRIS, Benjamin   Family 602.372.3582  Southeast Facility-4D    
 O'CONNOR, Karen L.   Juvenile 602.506.0428  Southeast Juvenile-1076-1078    
 OBERBILLIG, Robert   Civil 602.506.2194  Old Court House-309  View 
 PADILLA, Jose   Criminal 602.372.0901  Central Court Building-11A    
 PALMER, David   Juvenile 602.372.3980  Southeast Juvenile-1093 8  View 
 PINEDA, Susanna   Juvenile 602.372.2958  Durango Facility-2245  View 
 POLK, Jay   Family Court 602.372.0879  Northeast Court-D  View 
 PORTER, Gerald   Family 602.506.4569  Northeast Court-K    
 REA, John   Civil Presiding Judge 602.372.0382  East Court Building-414    
 REINSTEIN, Peter   Spec Assign Criminal 602.506.6368  Central Court Building-4C    
 RONAN, Emmet J.   Family 602.506.0438  Southeast Facility-4A  View 
 RYAN, Timothy J.   Family 602.372.3081  Southeast Facility-4B  View 
 SANDERS, Teresa A.   Criminal 602.506.4791  South Court Tower-13111  View 
 SINCLAIR, Joan   Juvenile 602.372.4553  Durango Facility-2250  View 
 STARR, Patricia   Civil 602.506.4164  East Court Building-412    
 STEINLE, III, Roland J.   Criminal 602.506.7893  Central Court Building-13A  View 
 STEPHENS, Sherry K.   Criminal 602.506.4818  South Court Tower-13105    
 SVOBODA, Pamela   Criminal 602.372.1983  South Court Tower-13110    
 TALAMANTE, David M.   SE Presiding/Civil 602.506.6251  Southeast Facility-2G  View 
 THOMASON, Timothy   Family Court 602.506.0573  Old Court House-202    
 THOMPSON, Peter   Family 602.372.3579  Southeast Facility-2D    
 UDALL, David K.   Civil 602.506.5514  Southeast Facility-2E    
 VIOLA, Danielle   Criminal 602.506.3442  South Court Tower-13108  View 
 WARNER, Randall   Civil 602.372.2966  East Court Building-512  View 
 WELTY, Joseph C.   Presiding Criminal Judge 602.372.2537  South Court Tower-13201    
 WHITTEN, Christopher   Presiding Tax Court Judge/Civil 602.372.1164  Old Court House-201  View 
return to top
click here for Self-Service Center