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Judge Michael KEMP
Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Criminal Department
Assignment History:
Department: Criminal 
Year: 6/2014 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 6/2011 
Location: Northwest Regional Court Center in Surprise 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 11/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Juvenile 
Year: 3/2005 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Work History:
2005 - Present:  Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County 
1995 - 2005:  Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona 
1989 - 1995:  Deputy County Attorney, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office 
1987 - 1989:  Associate, O’Connor, Cavanaugh, et., al. 
Education:
  • J.D., 1987, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Master’s degree, Philosophy , 1981, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • Bachelor’s degrees, Philosophy, Business/Marketing, 1979, University of Northern Iowa
Community Involvement:
  • Little League Coach - Challenger Division for physically and mentally disabled youth
  • Volunteer, United Cerebral Palsy
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