Public Lawyers Division

About the Division


The PLD offers continuing legal education programs, and social and networking opportunities to lawyers and judges employed by city, county, state and federal governments, school districts, the courts and other public entities.  

Division Membership


Membership is automatic at no extra charge for any attorney whose dues category is "Public Lawyer" or those in the "Judge/Commissioner" category. Private attorneys may join the PLD as Auxiliary Members for an annual fee of $35. If you qualify for this category but are not receiving the division's communications or what to join as an Auxiliary Member, please contact (602) 257-4200 or membership@maricopabar.org.



The PLD Board of Directors meets monthly at the MCBA office on the last Tuesday at 12 noon. Division members are welcome to attend. 

Continuing Legal Education


Check the master calendar for programs sponsored by this division.



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Other Activities


The division regularly conducts programs to law students at the ASU College of Law and Arizona Summit Law School on careers in the public sector for attorneys.






Comm. David Garbarino, Superior Court of Arizona


Hon. Daniel Kiley, Maricopa County Superior Court

Hon. Ronee Korbin Steiner, Maricopa County Superior Court

Aleshia Fessel, Community Legal Services

Eric Rothblum, Office of the Attorney GeneralBrittany Lamb

Konnie Young, Community Legal Services

Stanley Silas, Community Legal Services

Jordan Christensen, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Candice Boyd

Brittany Lamb, Maricopa County Public Defender's Office

Elizabeth Ortiz, APAAC

Nathan Curtisi