Arizona Judicial Branch

Apply for a Vacancy

Notice to Candidates Seeking Full-Time Judicial Positions

Note: Canon 4 of the Code of Judicial Conduct applies to candidates for judicial office. See Ariz. Sup. Ct. R. 81, Application.

Applications are available and accepted when a vacancy is announced.  The deadline for applications is always shown on the announcement and at the top of the application form.

Because slight changes are made to the application form for each vacancy, forms are posted at this site only for current vacancies.

To download the form:  click on the Microsoft Word format link.  Choose "Save" and select a folder and file name to save the form on your system.

Supreme Court Vacancies


Court of Appeals Division I Vacancies
Honorable Margaret H. Downie
This vacancy is for Maricopa County only
Vacancy Closed October 31, 2017

 Court of Appeals Division II


Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancies

Honorable William L. Brotherton, Jr.
Honorable Alfred M. Fenzel
Honorable James T. Blomo

Vacancies Closed November 13, 2017
Judges Colleen McNally and Robert H. Oberbillig  Vacancies Closed October 2, 2017

Pima County Superior Court Vacancies
Judges Sean E. Brearcliffe and Sarah R. Simmons Vacancies Closed November 1, 2017


Pinal County Superior Court Vacancies
Honorable Karl C. Eppich             Vacancy Closed August 28, 2017