Trump nominates Susan Brnovich, Arizona AG’s wife, to federal judgeship
Jan 23, 2018, 7:42 PM
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PHOENIX — President Donald Trump has nominated Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Susan Brnovich as a U.S. District Court judge.
Brnovich is the wife of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
She has served as a state-level judge since 2009 overseeing criminal, civil and family court cases.
Prior to serving as a Superior Court judge, Brnovich was a court commissioner for five years and was a county prosecutor for eight years.
She earned her undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Trump also nominated Dominic Lanza, the chief and executive assistant U.S. attorney at the state’s district office, as a U.S. District Court judge. Lanza has also served as a law clerk to Judge Pamela A. Rymer at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The nominations will require Senate approval.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.