Judge Daniel Washburn was raised in Arizona and is the fifth child of nine. After high school he served a two-year mission for his church in Alaska and Canada. Upon returning to Arizona he received his baccalaureate degree in political science from Arizona State University. After graduating from law school Judge Washburn went on to obtain a master of laws (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Missouri School of Law.
In 2001, Judge Washburn was admitted to the practice of law in Arizona and began working for a law firm in Mesa. In 2005 he established the Washburn Law Firm PLC, which focused on civil matters. In addition to his law practice, Judge Washburn was an instructor of continuing legal education courses for other lawyers and a teacher at Mesa Community College, where he taught community education courses on trust law and landlord/tenant law. He is also the author of several published articles on legal topics ranging from business and tax law to constitutional law. In 2008 and 2009 Judge Washburn was appointed to serve as a judge pro tem in the Maricopa County Justice Courts.
Judge Washburn is a former member of the board of directors of Superstition Area Land Trust and East Valley Adult Resources, a non-profit organization that provides a variety of services for seniors in Pinal and Maricopa Counties. He is also a former Scout Committee Chairman for the Boy Scouts of America. From 2006 until 2010 Judge Washburn and his wife served as licensed foster parents in Pinal County.
Judge Washburn is married to his sweetheart Michelle, and they have three wonderful children.
Pinal County Superior Court
P.O. Box 847
Florence, AZ 85132