Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Superior Court in Pima County created by the retirement of Judge Carmine Cornelio.
The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees for the vacancy to Governor Doug Ducey, who will appoint the new judge.
An updated version of the application form can be downloaded at the Judicial Department web site: www.azcourts.gov/jnc. Applications may be also 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 old, admitted to practice law in, and a resident of, Arizona for the past five years, and a resident of Pima County for the past year.
The original completed application, one single-sided copy and 16 double-sided copies must be returned to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Department, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007, by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.
Applicants for the recent vacancy in Pima County MUST reapply to be considered for the new vacancy.
The Commission may, at its discretion, use the applications filed for this vacancy to nominate candidates for any additional vacancies known to the Commission before the screening meeting for this vacancy is held.
All meetings of the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments are open to the public. Meeting dates will be announced. As of January 1, 2017, the new judge will be paid $147,175 annually.