Judge Sherry K. STEPHENS


Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Civil Department
Phoenix
Assignment History:
Department:
Civil
Year:
6/2017
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2010
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Family Court
Year:
6/2007
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal
Year:
9/2004
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Juvenile
Year:
8/2001
Location:
Phoenix
Work History:
2001 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1980 - 2001:  Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General's Office - Organized Crime and Fraud Section 
Education:
  • J.D., 1980, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, Criminal Justice, 1977, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Past chair, Arizona State Bar Public Lawyers Section
  • Named the Distinguished Public Lawyer by the State Bar of Arizona in 1997
  • Named the Outstanding Alumna for Arizona State University College of Law in 1998
  • Served on the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee from 2008 through 2011
Community Involvement:
  • Community Legal Services Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Volunteers her time working with law students at Arizona State University and the Phoenix School of Law
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