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Arizona Superior Court in Pima County

Superior Court seeking comments on Judicial Performance Reviews


Pima County Superior Court’s Judicial Performance Review

Monday, April 15, 2024 by Arizona Superior Court in Pima County

Pima County Superior Court’s Judicial Performance Review
for Court Commissioners, Hearing Officers, and Judges Pro Tempore

Deadline for Speaker Registration and Written Comments: May 3, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.
Public Hearing (Virtual by Microsoft Teams): May 16, 2024, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

To improve and enhance public confidence, to promote accountability in the qualities and competencies expected of its judiciary, and in accordance with Arizona Supreme Court Rule 97 and A.R.S. § 12-119.04(A), Pima County Presiding Judge Jeffrey T. Bergin and Juvenile Court Presiding Judge Michael J. Butler announce a judicial performance review of the Superior Court and Juvenile Court commissioners, hearing officers, and judges pro tempore listed below.

In April, the court began distributing surveys to those who have significant interaction - in person, via video platform, or telephonically - with a commissioner, hearing officer, or judge pro tempore, including litigants (represented and self-represented), witnesses, victims, jurors, court staff, and attorneys, among others.

The court also invites the community to submit comments and participate in a virtual public hearing scheduled for May 16, 2024, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Community members may attend this virtual public hearing by joining the virtual hearing at the above day and time.
Meeting ID: 288 720 404 621
Passcode: vEaYJx

Anyone wishing to speak and/or submit comments must preregister prior to Friday, 5:00 pm, May 3, 2024. Please register at . Persons unable to attend the hearing may submit written comments by US Mail to: Hon. Jeffrey Bergin, Arizona Superior Court in Pima County, 110 West Congress, 8th floor, Tucson, AZ. 85701. Commentators must also include their name and address. The Court will not acknowledge the receipt of comments individually.

Registration questions should be directed to the Court by either calling 520-724-3962 or emailing [email protected].


                                             Comments submitted in writing or delivered during this hearing 
                                                     will not constitute the filing of a motion or an appeal.

                                            The Court will not review specific cases or rulings at this hearing.

                     The Court will reject comments not accompanied by the commentator’s name and address.


Feedback is invited regarding the following judicial officers:

    John Assini                                      Patricia Green                              Lisa Lewis              

    Lisa Bibbens                                    Renee Hampson                          Bunkye Olson

    Julia Connors                                  June Harris                                   Gilbert Rosales, Jr.

    Jennifer Espino                               Nicholas Knauer                           Kristin Schriner

    Howard Fell                                    Jennifer Langford                         Helena Seymour

    Geoffrey Ferlan