FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2017
Contact: Vanessa Haney
Six Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
The public is asked for comments on six applicants for two openings on Division I of the Arizona Court of Appeals created by the retirement of Judge Patricia A. Orozco and the appointment of Judge Andrew W. Gould to the Arizona Supreme Court.
The applicants are:
Their applications can be viewed online at http://www.azcourts.gov/jnc.
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review the applications and hear comments at a public meeting on January 23, 2017. The meeting will be held in room 119 of the Arizona State Courts Building, 1501 West Washington, starting at 9:30 a.m. Citizens may address the commission at that time or send written comments to 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be received by January 19th to be considered. Anonymous comments cannot be considered.
At the January 23rd meeting, the commission will decide which applicants will be interviewed for the openings. The selected applicants will be interviewed on February 21st. After the interviews the commission will recommend at least three nominees for each opening to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judges.