Judge Karen L. O'CONNOR


Judge Karen L. O'CONNOR Current Assignment: Juvenile Department
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Assignment History:
Department:
Juvenile
Year:
6/2014
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2010
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Probate Presiding Judge
Year:
1/2005
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Criminal
Year:
7/2003
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Family Court
Year:
1/2000
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Work History:
2000 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1986 - 1999:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office 
1984 - 1986:  Attorney, Martinez & Curtis - civil and municipal law 
Education:
  • J.D., 1984, John Marshall Law School
  • Bachelor’s degree, 1979, Illinois State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Arizona Supreme Court Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence in the Courts
  • Domestic Violence Protocol Committee
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