2020 Board of Governors Election

Call for Board of Governors Candidates

Elections will be held in the following Board Districts in March 2020.  The elected Governors will serve three-year terms.

  • District 1 – 1 Board Seat Available: Apache, Coconino, Mohave and Navajo Counties
  • District 4 – 1 Board Seat Available: Cochise County
  • District 5 – 1 Board Seat Available: Pima and Santa Cruz Counties
  • District 6 – 2 Board Seats Available: Maricopa County

Nomination Package

Nomination packages are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019.

• Each elected Governor must be an Active Member of the State Bar of Arizona throughout the elected term. For five years prior to election to the Board, each elected Governor must have been an Active State Bar Member and have had no record of disciplinary sanctions under Rule 60. [Rule 32(e)(2)(B), Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.]

• A Board Policy states that members elected to serve on the Board of Governors shall not represent a party in any disciplinary matter nor serve in such capacity for one year after the expiration of their Board service.

• Candidates must submit a nominating petition, brief biographical sketch or candidate's statement, answers to questions that are asked of all candidates, a discipline disclosure statement, and digital photograph.

To become a candidate in the 2020 Board of Governors election you must return all of the following items (along with a photo):

Candidates' nominating petitions and materials must be received no later than 5 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at either of the State Bar's offices (4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100, Phoenix, Arizona, 85016-6266, or 270 N. Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701-1113), or emailed directly to Carrie.Sherman@staff.azbar.org.

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