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Prescott Justice of the Peace Finalists

15 December 2016  
Here is your opportunity to have input on the next Prescott Justice of the Peace.

Finalists for Prescott Precinct Justice of the Peace

Judge Arthur Markham's pending retirement creates a vacancy for the office of Prescott Precinct Justice of the Peace. This position serves the City of Prescott and Yavapai County jointly.

The Board of Supervisors appointed a Candidate Review Committee, which reviewed 20 applications for the position, and interviewed 7 candidates. The names of three finalists were forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for consideration and possible appointment.

The candidates forwarded by the Candidate Review Committee are James A. Jolley, William A. Kunisch, and Glenn A. Savona.


Currently, James A. Jolley, known as Andy, practices at the Prescott Law Group, PLC. He is a town Prosecutor for both Jerome and Tusayan, and also serves as a Public Defender in other communities. He has many community activities, including serving on the board of Yavapai Little League Baseball.
William Kunisch currently works at the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office. Prior to that he worked in the Arizona Attorney General’s department and also was a law clerk for Pima County Superior Court under Judge Leslie Miller.
Glenn Savona has worked in the City of Prescott’s legal division for more than 25 years. He is an Assistant City Attorney, serving as Prosecutor. He graduated from University of Arizona’s College of Law. According to County Attorney Jack Fields, "Public comments on the candidates are invited and will be reviewed by the Board of Supervisors prior to selection. Candidate resumes are now posted on the Board of Supervisor’s website for reference at http://yavapai.us/PrescottJPFinalists. Anonymous comments will not be considered, so please include your name in the message. Including your phone number and/or email address will allow follow up for clarification or additional information."The appointment of the Prescott Precinct Justice of the Peace will be considered by the Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting on December 21, 2016, to be held at 10 S. 6th St., Cottonwood, Arizona.

Comments may be emailed to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or snail-mailed them to Yavapai County, Attn: Phil Bourdon, County Administrator, 1015 Fair St., #310, Prescott, AZ 86305. Written comments must be received by 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 to be considered.

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