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Rene S Alcoverde Jr

Judge

Tohono O'odham Nation


Honorable René Alcoverde, Jr., Esq. was born and raised in Tucson (of O’odham and Mexican Descent).  He graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (2006), from the Pre-Law Summer Institute (2003), from the University of Arizona (2003), and Sahuarita High School (1999).  Rene practiced law for just over 10 years before taking the bench with the Tohono O’odham Nation in April of 2017.  He currently serves as the Deputy Chief Judge and presides over the Children's Criminal and Civil Dockets.  He previously presided over the Adult Civil and Traffic Dockets, and also presided over two appellate cases.  Before taking the bench, Rene practiced before federal, Arizona state and tribal courts.  His practice areas included: civil, family and probate litigation.  He also handled appeals before Division One, Division Two and the Arizona Supreme Court.