Judge Teresa A. SANDERS


Judge Teresa A. SANDERS Current Assignment: Criminal Department
Phoenix
Assignment History:
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2020
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Civil
Year:
6/2017
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Criminal
Year:
6/2013
Location:
Phoenix
Department:
Family Court
Year:
12/2009
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Criminal
Year:
4/2006
Location:
Southeast Facility in Mesa
Department:
Juvenile Associate Presiding Judge
Year:
8/2004
Location:
Juvenile Court Durango Facility
Department:
Juvenile
Year:
9/2001
Location:
Juvenile Court Durango Facility
Work History:
2001 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1999 - 2001:  Commissioner, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1986 - 1999:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney's Office 
1985 - 1986:  Deputy District Attorney, Grand Junction, Colorado 
1983 - 1985:  Private Practice, Grand Junction, Colorado 
Education:
  • J.D., 1983, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor’s degree, marketing, 1979, Arizona State University
Committees/Associations:
  • Member, State Bar of Arizona Criminal Law Advisory Commission, Criminal Rules and Practice Committee, and Peer
  • Review Committee
  • Superior Court Courthouse Experience Program
  • Superior Court Kids in Court Program
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Judges Association
  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court
Community Involvement:
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Special Olympics
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