Judicial nominating commissions

The State Bar Appointments Committee is currently accepting applications from active members in good standing to fill the following upcoming vacancies on several judicial nominating commissions. Application forms are due at the State Bar office by Friday, January 31, 2014, and can be obtained by calling Nina Benham in the State Bar’s Phoenix office at 602.340.7329. An application form can also be downloaded from the Bar’s website – www.azbar.org ( click on: For Lawyers/Sections and Committees/Committees/Appointments).


Arizona’s Constitution (Article 6) provides for diversity on the judicial nominating commissions.  The Appointments Committee and the Board of Governors consider all aspects of diversity in their recommendations and appointments.  Diverse individuals are encouraged to apply for these positions. 

For more information and candidate criteria/qualifications, please click on the link below.

This is a great opportunity to advance judicial diversity in Arizona.  Feel free to pass this information along to members of your organizations and other qualified individuals.



Arizona Commission on Appellate Court Appointments
Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments
Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments