Arizona Judicial Branch

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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 Donn Kessler
This vacancy is for Maricopa County only
Vacancy Close June 30, 2017

Honorable Patricia K. Norris
This vacancy is open to Apache, Coconino, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai and Yuma Counties.

Vacancy Closed July 5, 2017

 Court of Appeals Division II
Honorable Michael O. Miller 
This vacancy is for Pima County only

Vacancy Closed June 16, 2017


Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancies

Judges Colleen McNally and Robert H. Oberbillig

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 Honorable Edward W. Bassett Vacancy Closed June 26, 2017 

Pima County Superior Court Vacancies
 Judges Jane L. Eikleberry & Richard Nichols Vacancies Closed June 1, 2017

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