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Governor Jan Brewer Appoints Yavapai County Superior Court Judge

Dec 24, 2013 — PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today appointed Patricia Trebesch to the Yavapai County Superior Court. “Ms. Trebesch brings a diverse professional career, a longstanding passion for public service and a strong commitment to enforcing the rule of law,” said Governor Brewer. “Her judicial demeanor and extensive legal background will be a valuable asset to the court and the community.” Ms. Trebesch has been a Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore since 2011, a role in which she presides over civil and domestic relations matters and is responsible for civil appeals from lower courts. She previously worked for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, where she also served on eight committees regarding issues including case management, open meetings and domestic violence (1991-2011); was a research attorney with the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee (1989-91); and served as an attorney with the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office (1987-88). In these roles, she practiced in the...    Read more...

MACKEY NAMED TO NEW TERM AS PRESIDING JUDGE

Oct 15, 2013 — PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court has appointed the Honorable David L. Mackey to a new three-year term as Presiding Judge in Yavapai County. Presiding Judge Mackey was appointed to the Superior Court in Yavapai County in 2001 and became Presiding Judge in 2011. Judge Mackey is a graduate of Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona. He started his career in private practice until joining the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office as a trial attorney before his appointment to the bench in 2001. Judge Mackey is Chairperson of the Committee on Superior Court that addresses issues impacting the Superior Courts throughout Arizona and is a member of the Arizona Judicial Council that serves as a board of directors for administrative issues impacting the entire state court system. Presiding Judges in Arizona take on extra duties and serve as the chief executive officer of the county courts, overseeing all aspects of court business. The Presiding Judge supervises case assignments,...    Read more...