Judicial Biographies

Superior Court Judges
Maricopa County Superior Court Judges Image Judges are appointed through a merit process. Judicial candidates are selected for their legal ability and professional and personal achievements rather than their mastery of political campaigns.

Applicants for judicial appointment are screened by the Commission on Trial Court Appointments, a non-partisan committee. The Commission reviews all applications, interviews candidates and selects finalists whose names are forwarded to the Governor. The Governor reviews the applications, interviews each finalist and appoints one of them to the bench.

Superior Court judges in Maricopa County remain in office by the approval of voters in retention elections. There are no opponents in these elections. Voters cast a "yes" vote to retain a judge in office. A "no" vote would remove the judge from office. Every two years each judge undergoes a public review process, including a survey of the judges ability by lawyers, litigants, jurors and staff. Judges face a retention election every four years.
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Judge Phone Location Protocol
ADLEMAN, Jay
Criminal
602.372.5497 Central Court Building-12E/1204  
ANDERSON, Aimee
Civil
602.506.0055 Northeast Court-H/108  
ANDERSON, Arthur
Juvenile
602.506.0341 Southeast Juvenile-1079-1081/4 View
ASTROWSKY, Bradley
Criminal
602.372.2048 Central Court Building-13D/1303 View
BACHUS, Alison
Juvenile
602.506.7569 Durango Facility-2290/2  
BAILEY, Cynthia
Family
602.506.5121 Northeast Court-F View
BARTON, Janet
Presiding Judge
602.506.5340 Old Court House-5 View
BASSETT, Edward
Juvenile
602.372.3003 Durango Facility-3295/7 View
BERGIN, Dawn
Civil
602.372.2961 East Court Building-713 View
BLAIR, Michael
Family
602.372.0305 Central Court Building-7A/701  
BLOMO, James T.
Civil
602.372.4537 East Court Building-411  
BRAIN, Mark H.
Criminal
602.372.1141 Central Court Building-12A/1201 View
BRNOVICH, Susan
Civil
602.372.2020 Northeast Court-L/1112  
BRODMAN, Roger
Civil
602.372.2943 East Court Building-413 View
BROTHERTON, William
Family
602.372.2024 Central Court Building-6C  
BUSTAMANTE, Lori
Civil
602.506.0423 East Court Building-811 View
CAMPAGNOLO, Theodore
Family
602.372.0537 Southeast Facility-3A/301 View
COFFEY, Rodrick
Juvenile
602.372.1783 Southeast Juvenile-1103 View
COHEN, Bruce
Juvenile
602.372.0686 Durango Facility-2250/5 View
COHEN, Suzanne
Family Presiding
602.372.1916 Central Court Building-7C  
COMO, Gregory
Criminal
602.372.0754 Central Court Building-8A/801  
CONTES, Connie
Juvenile
602.506.7768 Durango Facility-2280 View
COOPER, Katherine
Family
602.506.8311 Central Court Building-5A/501  
COURY, Christopher
Criminal
602.372.3876 Central Court Building-8C/803 View
CRAWFORD, Janice
Juvenile
602.372.0844 Southeast Juvenile-1090-1092 View
CULBERTSON, Kristin
Family
602.372.4762 Southeast Facility-4C/403  
CUNANAN, David O.
Criminal
602.372.1710 South Court Tower-13115/8C  
DITSWORTH, John
Juvenile
602.506.8288 Durango Facility-2285/3  
DRIGGS, Adam
Family
602.372.1083 Northeast Court-D/107  
DUNCAN, Sally Schneider
Juvenile
602.506.9042 Durango Facility-3285 View
FENZEL, Alfred
Criminal
602.506.7080 Central Court Building-11C View
FINK, Dean M.
Criminal
602.506.3776 Central Court Building-12D  
FISH, Geoffrey
Family
602.372.1771 Central Court Building-4B View
FISK, Ronda
Criminal
602.372.1011 Central Court Building-9A/901  
FLORES, Lisa
Juvenile
602.372.0825 Old Court House-202  
FOSTER, George H.
Criminal
602.506.3892 Central Court Building-9D/904  
FOX, Dewain D.
Family
602.372.2260 Central Court Building-6D/604  
GARCIA, Jeanne
Juvenile
602.372.0610 Old Court House-302  
GASS, David
Civil
602.372.3592 East Court Building-514 View
GATES, Pamela
Criminal Associate Presiding Judge
602.506.6391 South Court Tower-13400/5B  
GENTRY, Jo Lynn
Civil
602.372.3091 East Court Building-414  
GERLACH, Douglas
Civil
602.372.5851 East Court Building-513 View
GORDON, Michael
Criminal
602.372.0762 South Court Tower-13110/7B View
GRANVILLE, Warren J.
Criminal
602.506.0434 South Court Tower-13103 View
GREEN, Jennifer E.
Family
602.506.0438 Southeast Facility-4A/401  
HANNAH, John
Civil
602.372.0759 Northeast Court-G View
HARRISON, Cari A.
Juvenile
602.506.0967 Old Court House-301  
HEGYI, Hugh
Civil
602.506.3963 East Court Building-714  
HERROD, Michael
Family
602.372.0359 Central Court Building-6F View
HOPKINS, Stephen
Family
602.372.5561 Southeast Facility-4E  
KEMP, Michael
Criminal
602.372.0608 Central Court Building-13E/1304 View
KILEY, Daniel
Civil
602.372.3839 East Court Building-511 View
KLEIN, Andrew
Probate Presiding Judge
602.506.4645 Old Court House-101 View
KORBIN STEINER, Ronee
Family
602.506.1927 Central Court Building-6E/606 View
KREAMER, Joseph
Northeast Presiding/Family
602.372.1764 Northeast Court-K/110 View
LANG, Todd
Family
602.372.2322 Northwest Regional Center-B/122 View
LEMAIRE, Kerstin
Civil
602.506.8245 East Court Building-711  
MAHONEY, Margaret R.
Criminal
602.506.0387 South Court Tower-13114 View
MARTIN, Daniel
Civil
602.372.2925 East Court Building-412 View
MCCOY, Scott
Criminal
602.372.3603 South Court Tower-13104  
MCNALLY, Colleen
Juvenile Presiding Judge
602.506.5961 Durango Facility-C2C 132A  
MEAD, Kathleen
Family
602.506.2500 Northwest Regional Center-A  
MIKITISH, Joseph
Criminal
602.372.1547 Central Court Building-13A/1301  
MINDER, Scott
Family
602.506.0221 Central Court Building-6B/602  
MOSKOWITZ, Frank
Family
602.506.7140 Northwest Regional Center-D/124 View
MROZ, Rosa
Criminal
602.372.0384 South Court Tower-13109 View
MULLINS, Karen
Civil
602.372.1160 East Court Building-814 View
MYERS, Sam
Criminal Presiding Judge
602.372.2940 South Court Tower-13200/5A View
O'CONNOR, Karen L.
Juvenile
602.506.0428 Southeast Juvenile-1114  
OBERBILLIG, Robert
Presiding Southeast Judge/Civil
602.506.2194 Southeast Facility-2F/206 View
OTIS, Erin
Criminal
602.506.0306 Central Court Building-11E/1104  
PADILLA, Jose
Criminal
602.372.0901 Central Court Building-11A  
PALMER, David
Juvenile
602.372.3980 Southeast Juvenile-1093 8 View
PINEDA, Susanna
Juvenile
602.372.2958 Durango Facility-2245 View
POLK, Jay
Probate
602.372.0879 Old Court House-102/104 View
REA, John
Criminal
602.372.0382 South Court Tower-13102/6B  
RECKART, Laura
Family
602.506.5861 Southeast Facility-4B/402  
REINSTEIN, Peter
Spec Assign Criminal
602.506.6368 Central Court Building-4C  
ROGERS, Joshua
Civil
602.506.1603 East Court Building-712  
RUETER, Jeffrey
Family
602.372.5465 Southeast Facility-2C/203 View
RYAN, Timothy J.
Juvenile Associate Presiding Judge
602.372.3081 Southeast Juvenile-1076-8/3 View
RYAN-TOUHILL, Jennifer
Family
602.372.0920 Northeast Court-I/106 View
SANDERS, Teresa A.
Criminal
602.506.4791 South Court Tower-13111 View
SINCLAIR, Joan
Criminal
602.372.4553 Central Court Building-9C/903 View
SMITH, James D.
Family
602.372.5945 Southeast Facility-SEF4D/404 View
STARR, Patricia
LCA
602.506.4164 Old Court House-309  
STEPHENS, Sherry K.
Criminal
602.506.4818 South Court Tower-13105  
SUKENIC, Howard
Family
602.506.8214 Central Court Building-6A/601 View
SVOBODA, Pamela
Family
602.372.1983 Central Court Building-7B/702  
TALAMANTE, David M.
Civil
602.506.6251 Southeast Facility-2G View
THOMASON, Timothy
Family
602.506.0573 Central Court Building-7D/704  
THOMPSON, Peter
Family
602.372.3579 Southeast Facility-2D  
UDALL, David K.
Civil
602.506.5514 Southeast Facility-2E  
VIOLA, Danielle
Criminal
602.506.3442 South Court Tower-13108 View
WARNER, Randall
Civil Presiding Judge
602.372.2966 East Court Building-512 View
WELTY, Joseph C.
Associate Presiding Judge/Juvenile
602.372.2537 Durango Facility-3245/12  
WHITEHEAD, Chuck
Family
602.372.8496 Northeast Court-104  
WHITTEN, Christopher
Tax Presiding Judge/Civil
602.372.1164 Old Court House-201 View
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