Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed a new judge to the Pima County Superior Court bench.

Douglas Metcalf will fill an open slot on the civil bench. He has been a partner with the law firm Lewis Roca Rothgerber since 2000.

Metcalf earned bachelor’s in Finance from the University of Iowa in 1985, graduated from Drake University Law School in 1987 and earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University in 1991.

He was admitted to practice in Arizona in 1996.

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