Job Opportunity – Municipal Court Judge




The Judicial Selection Advisory Board is accepting applications for the position of Judge of the Phoenix Municipal Court. 


DUTIES: Presiding over a variety of trial court cases including criminal misdemeanor complaints, traffic charges, jury and non-jury trials, pre-trial conferences, arraignments, motions, order of protection hearings and other court proceedings.  The position will require familiarity and application of relevant state statutes, city ordinances, Supreme Court Rules, evidentiary rules and case law.  This position is filled by appointment of the City Council to a specified term.


REQUIREMENT: Admission to the Arizona State Bar and a minimum of five years practice of law or equivalent legal experience is required, with preference to at least five years of law practice in Arizona. 


Applications are available through the Phoenix Municipal Court’s web site at through the Judicial Selection Advisory Board c/o Phoenix Municipal Court, 300 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (602) 495-0553.


Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., November 7, 2014.


Successful applicants will be required to take and pass a drug test and employment will be contingent upon successful completion of any required drug test and consideration of background, references, and other job-related selection information.