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Justice William G. Montgomery

Justice Montgomery Prior to Justice William G. Montgomery’s appointment to the Arizona Supreme Court in 2019, he served as the Maricopa County Attorney beginning with a special election in 2010. In addition to his official duties as a County Attorney, he served on numerous boards, commissions, and task forces, including chairing the Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership, the Maricopa County Justice Coordinating Council, and Governor’s Task Forces on Child Safety, Human Trafficking, and Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit. Before assuming elected office, Justice Montgomery served as a Deputy County Attorney, as well as practicing civil law with a local insurance defense firm and advocacy work on behalf of victims of crime.  Justice Montgomery earned a B.S. degree and received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Army from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1989. He received his law degree from Arizona State University in 2001.