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
Judges Andrew Gould and Patricia Orozco
These vacancies are for Apache, Coconino, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai and Yuma Counties only
Vacancies Closed January 13, 2017

 Court of Appeals Division II

Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancies

Honorable Paul J. McMurdie
Honorable James P. Beene

Vacancies Closed November 21, 2016

Pima County Superior Court Vacancies
Honorable K.C. Stanford

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 Honorable Carmine Cornelio Vacancy Closed November 30, 2016 

Pinal County Superior Court Vacancies