Randall H. Warner was appointed Judge of the Superior Court of Arizona in August 2007. He is currently Civil Presiding Judge in Maricopa County and has a complex civil calendar. He previously served on family court and criminal court assignments.
Before joining the bench, Judge Warner was a partner at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, LLC where he had an appellate and commercial litigation practice. Judge Warner has served on numerous committees for the Arizona State Bar and Arizona Supreme Court. He speaks frequently on civil practice issues, legal writing and effective advocacy.
Judge Warner’s legal publications include All Mixed Up About Contract Interpretation: When Is Contract Interpretation A Legal Question And When Is It A Fact Question?, 5 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 81 (2010) and All Mixed Up About Mixed Questions, 7 J. App. Prac. & Process 101 (2005). He has written a number of articles for the Arizona Attorney magazine, including Parenting from the Bench, Ariz. Att’y (July 2010), The Seven Deadly Judges, Ariz. Att’y (March 2005), and Cites for Sore Eyes, Ariz. Att’y (December 2004). He currently writes the Civil Practice Pointers column for the Arizona Attorney.