Judicial Recruitment

Judges Pro TemporeMunicipal Court Judge - Full Time


The Phoenix Municipal Court is accepting applications for positions as Judges Pro Tempore of the Court to serve by appointment, at the pleasure of the Chief Presiding Judge.  

   Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018.

DUTIES: These are part-time positions that are called for service as needed as judges in criminal and protective order proceedings or as hearing officers in civil traffic and city code enforcement matters. Compensation is equivalent to the hourly rate paid to full-time judges or hearing officers depending on the assignment. Attorneys who are members in good standing of the State Bar of Arizona and who possess a minimum of five years practice of law or equivalent legal experience are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those with practice and criminal law experience in Arizona.


HOW TO APPLY:  Applications are available through the link posted below, or through the Office of Chief Presiding Judge B. Don Taylor III, Phoenix Municipal Court, 300 West Washington, 9th Floor, Phoenix, Arizona 85003.   A Special Judicial Officers Selection and Review Committee, consisting of the Assistant Presiding Judge and four (4) currently seated judicial officers of the Court will screen all applications, conduct reference and background checks, and interview the most qualified applicants. The Committee will then submit a list of recommended applicants to the Chief Presiding Judge for consideration for appointment. If you have questions, call Darlene at (602) 262-1608. 

The City of Phoenix is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer




MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE - FULL TIME

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

Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 8, 2018.

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. For more details, compensation, and benefits see https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/job-descriptions  (City Judge – Job Code: 10570)


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. 


HOW TO APPLY:  Applications may be downloaded from the link posted below or may be obtained from the Judicial Selection Advisory Board c/o Office of the Chief Presiding Judge, Phoenix Municipal Court, 300 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003.
For questions, call Darlene (602) 262-1608.


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.

     

The City of Phoenix is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer