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 bottom 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.


Arizona Supreme Court Vacancies
Court of Appeals Division I 
The Honorable Peter B. Swann
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Court of Appeals Division II Vacancies & At-Large Positions
The Honorable Philip G. Espinosa
Application Period Closed September 2, 2022
Six New At-Large Positions
Application Period Closed September 2, 2022
Coconino County Superior Court Vacancies
Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancies

The Honorable Laura M. Reckart
The Honorable Kathleen Mead
The Honorable Janice Crawford
Judges Rusty D. Crandell, Stephen M. Hopkins and Howard Sukenic
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Pima County Superior Court Vacancies


Pinal County Superior Court Vacancies