Cynthia J. Bailey

Judge Bailey was appointed to the Court of Appeals in April 2020.  From 2010 until her appointment, Judge Bailey served on the Maricopa County Superior Court, presiding over cases in the criminal, family, and civil divisions.

As a practicing lawyer, in addition to a broad private practice, Judge Bailey worked in both the executive and legislative branches of government.  She served as the Rules Attorney for the Arizona State Senate, worked as a criminal prosecutor in Maricopa County, and as a lawyer representing Maricopa County in the mental health court.  

Judge Bailey received her B.S. and J.D. from Arizona State University.