Appellate Division One: Applicants Announced

From the Appellate Commission on Trial Court Appointments:

January 17, 2017

Contact:  Vanessa Haney
(602) 452-3098

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:

  •  Jennifer B. Campbell
  • Maria Elena Cruz
  • A. Douglas LaSota
  • Mark R. Moran
  • Kenneth E. Moyer
  • Rick A. Williams

Their applications can be viewed online at

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  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.

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