PATRICIA K. NORRIS


EDUCATION:

      • 1974-1977 Arizona State University College of Law
        Tempe, Arizona J.D., magna cum laude

      • 1970-1974 Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona
        B.A. with highest distinction

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP: 

      • 1977-1978 The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder Arizona
        Court of Appeals - Division One Phoenix, Arizona

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 

      • 2003-Present Arizona Court of Appeals - Judge 

      • 1978-2003 Lewis and Roca, LLP Phoenix, Arizona

COURT ADMISSIONS: 

      • 1977 United States District Court, District of
        Arizona 

      • 1979 United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: 

      • State Bar of Arizona Committee on the Rules of
        Professional Conduct 
      • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court • Arizona State
        University, College of Law Adjunct Professor -
        Lawyering Theory and Practice (Spring Semester 2004)

      • Volunteer Lawyers Program

COMMUNITY SERVICE: 

      • Development of and participation in Habitat for
        Humanity-like program building subsistence-level
        housing for the poor in Puerto Penasco, Mexico

      • Arizona High School Mock Trial Program - Central
        High School, Phoenix, Arizona

      • Commissioner, Permanent Judicial Commission of the
        Presbyterian Church U.S.A., governing denominational
        commission responsible for deciding issues of church
        law and discipline (1993-2003)

      • President, Arizona State University Alumni
        Association (1985-1986)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: 

      • American Bar Association • State Bar of Arizona 

      • Maricopa County Bar Association • Arizona Women
        Lawyers Association

OTHER TEACHING AND WRITINGS: 

      • Arizona Attorneys' Fees Manual, State Bar of Arizona
       (4th Ed. 2003) (co-editor with Bruce Meyerson, Miller
       LaSota & Peters, and contributing author)

      • "Not Very Appealing," Business Law Today (Sept./Oct.
        1996) (with Neil Taylor, Lewis and Roca)

      • "Attorneys' Fees: Common Sense in Lawyer's Stock in
        Trade," Arizona Attorney, State Bar of Arizona
        (April 1993)

      • Lecturer, Maricopa County Superior Court, Civil
        Department Training, Attorneys' Fees Issues, June
        2003

      • Instructor, State Bar of Arizona Appellate Practice
        Institute, April 2003

      • Instructor, State Bar of Arizona Course on
        Professionalism, April 2003

      • Lecturer, Attorneys' Fees in Arizona, March 2003

      • Lecturer, Arizona State University College of Law
        Women Law Students' Association Symposium: "Writing
        the Future: Legal Ethics, the Internet and The Law,"
        February 2003

      • Intellectual Property Basics and the Internet -
        Cybersquatting, Lorman Education Series, September
        2000 (with Bruce Samuels, Lewis and Roca)

INTERESTS: 

      Pre-Columbian Mexican and Central American history and
      art; American and Mexican muralists; Christian and
      Romanesque art and architecture; photography; rural
      Arizona.