Pima County: Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy

From the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments:

March 9, 2017

Contact:  Blanca Moreno
(602) 452-3308

Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy

The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is asking for public input on eight candidates for a vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court created by the retirement of Judge K.C. Stanford.

The candidates are:

  • Renee T. Bennett
  • Justin D. Castillo
  • Vincent J. Frey
  • Baird S. Greene
  • Kellie L. Johnson
  • Nannette C. Morrow
  • Angela W. Woolridge
  • Wayne E. Yehling

Citizens may address the Commission about any of the candidates at a hearing being held at 8:00 a.m. on April 20, 2017 at the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ. Public comment will not be accepted after the 8:00 a.m. hearing. Candidate interviews will follow the public comment period and the interviews are open to the public.

Written comments about the candidates can be sent to the Pima County Nominating Commission at 1501 West Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007 or by email to jnc@courts.az.gov. Visit our website, https://www.azcourts.gov/jnc, to review new rules for submitting comments. Written comments must arrive by April 14, 2017 to be considered.  Anonymous comments cannot be considered.

After the interviews, the Commission will recommend at least three nominees for the vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judge.

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