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Justice Andrew Gould

Justice Gould

EDUCATION:
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1987-1990
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, University of Montana 1982-1986

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Justice, Arizona Supreme Court, 2017-Present
Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals Division One, 2012-2017
Presiding Judge Yuma County Superior Court, 2006-2011
Associate Presiding Judge Yuma County Superior Court, 2001-2006
Chief Civil Deputy, Yuma County Attorney’s Office, 1999-2001
Prosecutor, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, 1998-1999
Prosecutor, Vanderburgh County Attorney’s Office, 1998
Prosecutor, Yuma County Attorney’s Office, 1994-1998
Kern & Wooley, 1994
Gallagher & Kennedy, 1992-1993
Snell & Wilmer, 1990-1992

SELECTED COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE:
We the People National Finals Judge, 2017
We the People Arizona Finals Judge, 2017
Member and Participant, Yuma Community Theater, 2013-Present
Adult Bible Study Teacher, 2005-Present
President and Board Member, Yuma Heat/Yuma Aquatics, 2007-2011
Yuma Rotary Club, Director of Youth Activities, 2002-2006
Volunteer Baseball and Football Coach, 2000-2005

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Presidential Nominee, State Justice Court Institute Board
W.E.S.T. Alumni Association/Drug Court Honorable Tom C. Cole Award, 2009
Invitee and participant in the Performance Framework Meeting, National Center for the State Courts in Williamsburg, VA, 2008
Arizona Judicial Branch Achievement Award, 2007
Justice for a Better Arizona Achievement Award for Protecting Children, Families and Communities-Yuma County Drug Court, 2005

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:
Glendale Judicial Selection Advisory Board, 2016-Present
Judicial College of Arizona, Member, 2017-Present
Arizona Judges Association, 2005-2011
          President, 2010-2011
          Treasurer, 2009-2010
          Executive Board, 2005-2009
Evidence Based Practices Pre-Sentence Report Statewide Work Group, 2009-2010
Arizona State/Federal Judicial Council, Rural County Representative, 2010-2011
Arizona Project SAFE Workgroup, Member, 2009-2011
AJACS Focus Group, 2010-2011
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, 2005-2011
Presenter at many state and county bar association CLE programs

TEACHING:
Arizona Appellate Update 2013-Present
New Judge Orientation, Presenter, 2009-Present
Arizona Paralegal Association Annual Legal Seminar, Presenter, 2016
Language Access and Interpreters 2013-2015
          Judicial Conference
          State Bar Convention
          Court Leadership Conference
          Arizona Court Interpreter’s Association
National Association for Court Management Conference, Speaker, 2007

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:
Committee on Judicial Education and Training (COJET) 2009-Present
          Chair, 2014-Present
          Rural County Representative, 2009-2011
Commission on Technology, Member, 2010-2011
Commission on Victims in the Courts, Member, 2010-2011
Committee on Superior Courts, Member, 2006-2010