Judge Sam MYERS


Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Juvenile Department
Phoenix
Assignment History:
Department:
Juvenile
Year:
6/2019
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal Presiding Judge
Year:
6/2015
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2014
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Family Court
Year:
6/2011
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Civil Associate Presiding Judge
Year:
4/2010
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Special Assignment Calendar/Civil
Year:
6/2009
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Civil
Year:
10/2007
Location:
Phoenix
Work History:
2007 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County, Phoenix 
1995 - 2007:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1994 - 1995:  Bailiff, Superior Court in Maricopa County, Phoenix  
1993 - 1994:  Legal Advisor, SMS Financial L.L.C., Phoenix 
1993 - 1993:  Student Prosecutor, Tucson City Attorney's Office, Tucson AZ 
1992 - 1992:  Student Prosecutor, Pima County Attorney's Office, Tucson AZ 
1992 - 1992:  Legislative Intern, U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini, Washington D.C. 
Education:
  • Juris Doctor, 1993, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1990, University of Arizona
Committees/Associations:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona State Bar Subcommittee on Expert Witnesses, 2005
  • Arizona State Bar Committee on Criminal Rules and Procedures, 2003-2007
  • Maricopa County Attorney's Office Criminal Rules Committee, 1997-2007
  • Arizona State Bar Committee on YOuth, Drugs and Alcohol, 1996-1997
  • Award for Special Recognition in Prosecution, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1997
  • Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement Prosecutor, 1993
  • State Bar Committee on Family Law Practice and Procedure – 2011 to present
Community Involvement:
  • Volunteer speaker, Parents of Murdered Children
  • Volunteer, "Feed the Homeless," Phoenix
  • Volunteer trainer for law enforcement organizations throughout Maricopa County
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