Gilbert looks to fill attorney position on judicial selection and advisory board

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The town of Gilbert is seeking an attorney to serve on the judicial selection and advisory board. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

The town of Gilbert is seeking an attorney to serve on the judicial selection and advisory board. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

The town of Gilbert is seeking a licensed attorney to serve a three-year term on the judicial selection and advisory board.

The board’s volunteers review applications for judges of the municipal court, recommend to Gilbert Town Council the best qualified persons to become full-time town judges, evaluate the performance of incumbent judges and advise council about renewing contracts for judicial services.

Council will appoint the board members. This position will fill a spot reserved for a member of the State Bar of Arizona and is a resident of the town.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Jan. 20. Anyone interested in applying for the board can do so at https://commissions.gilbertaz.gov/apply.

Applications are also available at the Municipal Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, first floor, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


Anyone who has additional questions or who would like to request a paper application can call the town clerk’s office at 480-503-6791.
By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.