Monday, January 8, 2018


Suzanne Scheiner Marwil ’97 Appointed to Superior Court

PHOENIX - Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointments of Sara J. Agne, Suzanne Scheiner Marwil ’97, Justin Beresky, Lisa VandenBerg and Kevin Wein to the Maricopa County Superior Court. These appointments are to fill vacancies resulting from the retirement of five judges.

Suzanne Scheiner Marwil graduated summa cum laude from the University of California-Berkeley in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In 1997, she obtained her law degree from Yale Law School. Following law school, Suzanne clerked for the Honorable Vaughn R. Walker at the District Court for the Northern District of California.

After her clerkship, Suzanne joined the law firm of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro in San Francisco, and in 2001 moved back to Phoenix to work for Brown and Bain. In 2005, Suzanne left the private sector to serve as a staff attorney for the Industrial Commission of Arizona and was appointed an Administrative Law Judge at the Industrial Commission in 2011. Since 2015, Suzanne has been an Administrative Law Judge at the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings, hearing cases involving various agencies, including the Registrar of Contractors, Department of Real Estate, Department of Insurance, and Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.

During the course of her career, Suzanne has practiced in the areas of appellate, intellectual property, probate and consumer protection litigation. She also has experience in tribal, contract, election, employment and antitrust law.

"Suzanne's experience in various areas of the law will be an asset to the Maricopa County Superior Court," said Governor Ducey. "I am honored to appoint Suzanne to the Court."

From the Office of the Governor Doug Ducey