Court of Appeals News Release – 8/26/2008
NOMINEES FOR COURT OF APPEALS ANNOUNCED
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments has recommended four candidates to Governor Janet Napolitano for two vacancies on Division I of the Arizona Court of Appeals, created by the recent retirement of Judge Susan Ehrlich and Judge G. Murray Snow’s appointment to the United States District Court.
The nominees are Margaret H. Downie, 49, Democrat, of Phoenix, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge; Robert C. Houser, Jr., 59, Republican, of Scottsdale, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge; Judith R. Schaffert, 50, Republican, of Phoenix, a staff attorney for the Arizona Supreme Court; and Peter B. Swann, 43, Democrat, of Phoenix, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge.
Governor Napolitano will appoint the new judges.