Judge Stephen HOPKINS


Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Criminal Department
Phoenix
Assignment History:
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2018
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Family Court
Year:
8/2015
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Work History:
2007 - 2015:  Attorney, Hopkins Law Offices, P.L.C 
1995 - 2007:  Partner, Hopkins & Kreamer, L.L.P., Phoenix, Arizona 
1985 - 1995:  Associate/Partner, Snell & Wilmer 
Education:
  • J.D., 1985, University of Kansas Law School
  • B.A., Political Science, 1982, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Committees/Associations:
  • Member, Arizona Bar, 1985 - present: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985 - present: Maricopa County Bar Association, 1985 - present
  • State Bar of Arizona, Construction Law Section
  • State Bar of Arizona, Trial Practice Section, Executive Council Member, Chairman
  • State Bar of Arizona, Civil Jury Instructions Committee, 1996 - 2005. Member of the committee responsible for promulgating pattern jury instructions
  • State Bar of Arizona, Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, 1999 - 2005. Member of the committee responsible for promulgating advisory ethics opinions
  • State Bar of Arizona, Volunteer Bar Counsel in State Bar disciplinary proceedings
  • State Bar of Arizona, Conflict Case Committee, 2013
  • Member of the State Bar Criminal Jury Instruction Committee
  • Member of the National Judicial College Summit on the Use of Science in the Judicial System
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