FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2017
Contact: Blanca Moreno
Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
Applications are being accepted for two vacancies on the Superior Court in Maricopa County created by the retirement of Judges Colleen McNally and Robert H. Oberbillig.
The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for each vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judges.
The most current judicial application form (revised January 2017) can be downloaded at the Judicial Department website: www.azcourts.gov/jnc. Applications may also be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, by calling (602) 452-3311, or by sending an electronic mail request to email@example.com.
Applicants must be at least 30 years of age, of good moral character, and admitted to the practice of law in Arizona, as well as a resident of Arizona, for the past five years, and a resident of Maricopa County for the past year.
A signed original application with all attachments and a searchable .pdf version of the application and attachments must be submitted to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007, by 3:00 p.m. on October 2, 2017.
Applicants for the recent vacancy in Maricopa County DO NOT need to reapply to be considered for the new vacancies.
The Commission may, at its discretion, use the applications filed for these vacancies to nominate candidates for any additional vacancies known to the Commission before the screening meeting for these vacancies is held.
All meetings of the Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced.
Effective January 1, 2018, the new judges will be paid $149,382.60 annually.
The original announcement can be found at http://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/75/Maricopa_Vacancies/NewsRelease-ApplicationsBeingAccepted-McNallyOberbillig.pdf.