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Commissioner Eartha K. WASHINGTON
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Juvenile Department
Assignment History:
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 6/2017 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2014 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 2/2011 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Special Assignment 
Year: 2/2008 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 2/2005 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2005 - Present:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
2000 - 2005:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorneys Office 
1998 - 1999:  Law-trained Bailiff, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1997 - 1998:  Legal Assistant, Arizona State University Legal Assistance Office  
1997 - 1997:  Law Clerk, Community Legal Services  
  • Juris Doctorate, 1998, Arizona State University College of Law
  • Bachelor's, Justice Studies, 1995, Grand Canyon University
  • Horace Rumpole Inn of Court, Member, 2005 to the present: President 2011-2012.
Community Involvement:
  • Habitat for Humanity 2005-present
  • Community Advisor with Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK), January 2010 to present.
  • Court of Appeals Connecting with the Community High School Oral Argument Program, Maryvale High School, March 4, 2010
  • Judge for Phoenix Law School Mock Arguments, May 2, 2009 and December 5, 2009
  • Arizona State University's Mock Trial Judge, Tempe, Arizona, December 4, 2007 and January 2011
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