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Comm. Janette Cristen Corral

Maricopa County Superior Court

Commissioner Janette Corral is an Arizona native who received her BA from the University of Arizona in Political Science and Spanish and her JD from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Prior to her appointment, Janette spent her legal career at the Maricopa Office of the Public Defender where she was an attorney in the Criminal Mental Health Unit and represented Seriously Mentally Ill individuals in therapeutic and probation violation courts. In that role, Janette collaborated with treatment providers and the Regional Behavioral Health Authority to ensure her clients were receiving appropriate treatment. Janette often worked closely with guardians, both private and at the Public Fiduciary. Janette also represented individuals in Rule 11 court, where her clients' competency was at issue. For individuals who were found not competent and not restorable, she advised her clients regarding possible outcomes in subsequent Title 36 and/or Title 14 proceedings. In her role, she also served as a mentor and resource to other attorneys and presented on topics related to Criminal Mental Health. Prior to attending law school, Janette worked for J.P. Morgan Chase in Emerging Markets and Affordable Housing where she partnered with local nonprofits to assist her customers in achieving their dreams of homeownership. Janette is currently on the board of the Maricopa County Justice Museum and Learning Center and has been involved with the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association. She is married, has two small children, and a teenage stepdaughter.

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