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Honorable Dawn Bergin

Maricopa County Superior Court

Honorable Dawn M. Bergin was appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court in August 2007. She served approximately four years in the juvenile division, three years in the criminal division, and then rotated to the civil division in July 2014. She graduated from college with a degree in finance, and then studied international business relations at the post-graduate level in Madrid, Spain for one year. She went on to obtain her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1993, and then began her career at Lewis and Roca in Phoenix. There, she practiced complex commercial and tort litigation as an associate and then a partner for a total of twelve years. She also served in firm management throughout her tenure as a partner, including chairing the associates committee and the firm’s litigation department. Judge Bergin left Lewis and Roca from 2000 to 2001 to serve as associate general counsel for a national ambulance and fire protection services company. There, she managed all of the company’s litigation, drafted multiple service contracts and managed the company’s insurance coverage and claims. (3/2015)