PHOENIX – Cassie Bray Woo and John Blanchard have been appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court to fill vacancies due to the retirements of Judge Janet Barton and Judge Cari Harrison.
Bray Woo has been with the United States Attorney’s Office since 2008, where she currently serves as Section Chief of the General Crimes Section. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Bray Woo worked for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office in the Criminal Appeals Section. After law school, she clerked for Frederick Martone, first when he served on the Arizona Supreme Court and then when he was appointed to the United States District Court, District of Arizona.
Blanchard is a partner at Osborn Maledon, where he primarily practices in the areas of civil and employment litigation. He also has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court and is a Fee Arbitrator for the Arizona State Bar.
Prior to joining Osborn Maledon, John was an associate at Brown & Bain (now Perkins Coie). After law school, he clerked for Judge William C. Canby, Jr. on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.