Glenn Davis was a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge until he retired on June 30, 2013. In his years as a judicial officer, he handled civil, family and criminal calendars, presiding over hundreds of litigated matters, including jury and non-jury trials, and facilitated settlement in scores of contested cases. Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court, Glenn spent twenty-five years in private practice focusing on civil, family and child welfare litigation. Since retiring from the bench, he has started a mediation and alternative dispute resolution practice, with an emphasis on family law matters, as well as serving as pro-tem settlement judge in family court.
During his long and distinguished legal career in private practice and as a judge, Glenn acquired a wealth of experience in family law cases. He also served as legal counsel at the Arizona State Senate during legislative sessions from 1994-2004 and, as part of his responsibilities, he monitored and drafted legislation that impacted dissolution, custody, visitation, community property and child welfare statutes. As a Superior Court Judge he presided over a busy family court division, handling hundreds of contested matters in trials, evidentiary hearings and settlement proceedings covering the entire gamut of divorce/dissolution, child custody and family law issues.
Glenn is also a past President of the Maricopa County Bar Association and a former Chair of the State Bar Juvenile Law Section. He currently chairs the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Justice Museum and Learning Center Foundation and serves as member of the Board of Directors of the Maricopa Family Mediators Association. In 2012 Glenn was presented the Robert R. Mills Member of the Year Award by the Maricopa County Bar Association and he is a past recipient of the Chandler Award for Excellence in the Field of Juvenile Law from the Arizona State Bar Juvenile Law Section and the Top 50 Pro Bono Lawyer Award from the Arizona Bar Foundation for Legal Services and Education.
During his years in the legal profession Glenn has mentored and supervised numerous students, interns and law clerks and has been a presenter at many continuing legal education programs sponsored by the State and County Bar Associations and other organizations, on topics ranging from civil litigation, family and juvenile law, the legislative process and more.
In addition to his work at the ASU Alumni Law Group, Mr. Davis maintains his own mediation practice, Glenn Davis Mediation.