Judge Joseph KIEFER


Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Family Department
Assignment History:
Department: Family Court 
Year: 1/2019 
Location: Northwest Regional Court Center in Surprise 
Work History:
2017 - 2019:  Senior Counsel, Maricopa County Attorneys Office Civil Litigation Group  
2014 - 2019:  Appellate Military Judge, Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals 
2015 - 2017:  Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson LLP  
2007 - 2015:  Partner, Snell & Wilmer LLP 
2006 - 2014:  Military Trial Judge, Air Force Trial Judiciary 
2004 - 2007:  Associate, Snell & Wilmer LLP 
Education:
  • BS, Economics and Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy
  • JD, William & Mary Law School
  • MBA, Chaminade University
Committees/Associations:
  • American Bar Association Judicial Division
Community Involvement:
  • U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer and Judge Advocate (1990 - Present)
  • Arizona Youth Soccer Association Olympic Development Program Coach (2013 - Present)
  • US Soccer National Network Scout (2018 - Present)
  • Phoenix Rising FC Desert Foothills, Director of High School Programs (2013 - Present)
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