Arizona Judicial Branch

Arizona Judicial Council

The Arizona Judicial Council (AJC) was created in accordance with the Administrative Order No. 90-13 and the Arizona Code of Judicial Administration §1-104, to assist the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the administration of all courts, uniformity in court operations and coordination of court services that will improve the administration of justice in the state of Arizona.

Members of the council include the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the chief judges of the court of appeals, the presiding superior court judges of Maricopa and Pima counties, the president of the State Bar or designee, the administrative director, two superior court presiding judges from non-metropolitan counties, a justice of the peace, a municipal court judge, a clerk of the superior court, a court administrator, the chairs of the Limited Jurisdiction Courts Committee and the Committee on Superior Court, nine public members and such other members as may be appointed by the Chief Justice.

The Arizona Judicial Council, according to rules set forth in Administrative Order 90-13 and the Arizona Code of Judicial Administration §1-104, shall meet no less than twice a year, with additional meetings called at the discretion of the Chief Justice.  Two-thirds of the council's membership shall constitute a quorum. 

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Please use the left side menu to navigate through the Council pages and to find meeting information.