The Honorable Charles W. Gurtler Jr. was recently appointed to serve on a case pending before the Supreme Court of Arizona. One of the newly appointed Justice’s has a conflict with a pending case and Judge Gurtler was willing to serve and has been appointed to sit in place of the Justice to hear the matter.
While hearing this matter he will have the same powers and duties of a Justice of the Supreme Court. This assignment recognizes the skill and respect Judge Gurtler has acquired and highlights the fact he is uniquely qualified to assist the Court in this matter.
Oral arguments on the case are scheduled to be held on May 9, 2017 at the Supreme Court.
This assignment is in addition to his regular duties as the Presiding Judge for the Superior Court of Arizona, County of Mohave. Judge Gurtler said he looks forward to the opportunity to serve the citizens of Arizona in this capacity.