APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR NEW AT-LARGE POSITIONS IN DIVISION ONE AND DIVISION TWO OF THE ARIZONA COURT OF APPEALS
August 2, 2022
Applications are being accepted for vacancies in the Arizona Court of Appeals created by the addition of three at-large positions in Division One and three at-large positions in Division Two effective September 24, 2022.
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for each position to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judges.
The most current judicial application form 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must be at least thirty years of age, of good moral character and admitted to the practice of law in, and a resident of the state of Arizona for five years next preceding taking office. Applicants must also be a resident of one of the Division One counties to apply for Division One or Division Two counties to apply for Division Two, for at least one year prior to the appointment.
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 September 2, 2022.
All meetings of the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced.
The current annual salary of a court of appeals judge is $154,533.75. Effective January 1, 2023, the annual salary will increase to $190,000.
Division One of the Court of Appeals hears cases arising in Apache, Coconino, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai, and Yuma counties.
Division Two of the Court of Appeals hears cases arising in Pima, Pinal, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Greenlee, Graham, and Gila counties.