If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Now that Judge Michael Miller is moving up the street to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Gov. Jan Brewer is looking for a replacement.
Based on past experience, I'm guessing many of those who apply will be the same folks who put their names in for the spots left vacant when Judge Clark Munger retired and Judge Pro Tem Jose Robles quit.
If you're a county-paid defense attorney or prosecutor, the $145,000 annual salary probably looks pretty good.
The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review applications, interview selected applicants, and recommend at least three nominees to the Governor.
Applicants must be at least 30 years old, admitted to practice law in, and a resident of, Arizona for the past five years, and a resident of Pima County for the past year.
Applications can be obtained from the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Division, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, Az., 85007; by calling (602) 452-3311; by sending an electronic mail request to: firstname.lastname@example.org; or at the Judicial Department website: http://azcourts.gov/jnc.
The original completed application and 5 copies must be returned to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Human Resources Division, 1501 W. Washington, Suite 221, Phoenix, AZ, 85007, by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2013.