Hon. Rebecca Berch
Chief Justice
Arizona Supreme Court

EDUCATION:
-Arizona State University, 1976 (B.S.)
-Arizona State University College of Law, 1979 (J.D.)
-Arizona State University, 1990 (M.A.)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
-Justice, Arizona Supreme Court, 2002-present
-Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1998-2002
-First Assistant Arizona Attorney General, 1996-1998
-Special Counsel to the Arizona Attorney General, 1995-1996
-Solicitor General, Arizona, 1991-1994
-Director, Legal Writing Program, Arizona State University College of Law,1986-1991, 1994-1995
-Associate and partner, McGroder, Tryon, Heller, Rayes & Berch, 1979-1985

PUBLIC SERVICE:
-Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee
-Board of Certified Court Reporters
-Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Examinations
-Arizona Judicial College Board
-Board of Editors, The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute
-Arizona State University Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1982-1985
-Homeless Legal Assistance Project Board of Directors, 1990-1999
-Co-chair, Arizona Appellate Practice Institute
-Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee, 1992-1994
-State Bar Civil Practice (RAJI) Committee, 1992-1995
-Recipient, Outstanding Alumnus Award, Arizona State University College of Law, 1999
-Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Arizona Attorney General's Office, 1992, 1994
-Recipient, award for contributions to Arizona State University College of Law, 1994

PUBLICATIONS:
-Co-author, Introduction to Legal Method and Process, West Publishing Co., 1985, Third edition, 2002
-Author, nine law review articles, chapters in two books, book reviews and articles on legal writing