Judge Vásquez
VÁSQUEZ, Garye L., was appointed to the Court of Appeals on February 1, 2006, by Governor Janet Napolitano. He was born in Casa Grande Arizona, August 22, 1958. He is married to Teresa Leal and has three children. He received an Associate in General Studies from Central Arizona College in 1978, a Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies from Arizona State University in 1981, and his law degree from the University of Arizona in 1984. He was in private practice in Casa Grande, Arizona from 1984-2005 with the law firm Cooper, Vasquez & Rueter, LLP. He had a peer review rating of “AV” with Martindale-Hubbell. While in private practice he served as President of the Pinal County Bar Association, Chairman of the Casa Grande Elementary School District Governing Board, Chairman of the Commission on Salaries for Elective State Offices, and numerous other boards and commissions. He also currently serves on the Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Technology, and Executive Council of the Arizona Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section.