Born: Philadelphia, PA, 1967
Education: Attended Elementary schools in Miami, Florida. Eastern Kentucky University, Bachelor of Arts, Paralegal Science, 1990. Thomas M. Cooley, School of Law, Juris Doctorate degree, 1995.
Legal: Admitted to practice law before all Arizona Trial and Appellate Courts and the United States District Court of Arizona. Engaged in the general practice of law as a partner with McCarville, Cooper & Vasquez, LLP, in Casa Grande, AZ. Town Attorney for the Town of Mammoth, 1995-2005. Appointed as Judge Pro Tempore by Presiding Superior Court Judge William J. O’Neil, July 2002. Selected as a Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore by County-wide Committee in November, 2005, and formally appointed by Presiding Superior Court Judge, Boyd T. Johnson, January, 2006. Elected in September, 2006 to first term as Pinal County Superior Court Judge, beginning, November, 2006.
Former Member: Board of Directors and President of the Pinal-Gila County Legal Aid Board; American trial Lawyers Association; Board of Directors Casa Grande Boys and Girls Club; Pro Bono Advisory Counsel for Against Abuse, Inc. and Pinal/Gila Center for Seniors, Casa Grande Little League.
Present Member: Member and past president (1996-1997) of the Pinal County Bar Association; Arizona Bar Association; American Bar Association, Member and past President (2005-2008) of the St. Anthony of Padua School Board; Knights of Columbus, Counsel 3136; Member of St. Anthony’s Parish Finance Committee; St. Anthony’s Parish, Religious Education Teacher (1996-Present), 3rd Grade; Present Member of Latino Familiar Initiative.
Family: Married with two children
Pinal County Superior Court
P.O. Box 2547
Florence, AZ 85132