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Ronda R Fisk

Osborn Maledon

Since July 2023, Judge Ronda Fisk has served as the Maricopa County Family Department’s Presiding Judge. Along with the Department Administrator, she manages the Department's day-to-day operations and provides administrative oversight over 40 judicial officers and all Family Court cases. Judge Fisk's major initiatives have focused on implementing significant family law rule changes, including the spousal maintenance guidelines and calculator, informal family law trials, education orders, and department-wide use of the Case Center digital evidence portal. She serves on the Maricopa County Judicial Advisory Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. In addition, Judge Fisk also serves on the Arizona Supreme Court's Committee on Family Courts (COFC), Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence and the Courts (CIDVC), Advisory Committee on Evidence Retention (ACER), and Arizona Steering Committee on Artificial Intelligence and the Courts.
Judge Ronda Fisk was appointed to the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County in February 2017. She began her judicial career in the Criminal Department, where she managed a regular trial calendar and the Sex Offender Probation calendar. In March 2019, she served as the Criminal Department Associate Presiding Judge and managed the Trial Assignment Calendar for two years. In June 2021, Judge Fisk rotated the Family Department and served as the Department's Associate Presiding Judge.

Prior to Judge Fisk’s appointment to the bench, she was a partner at Osborn Maledon, PA, where she focused on employment counseling, administrative law, and general commercial litigation. Prior to that, she worked as a sixth-grade teacher in a dual-language program in South Phoenix, teaching half of the day in English and half in Spanish. Judge Fisk graduated from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in 2002. She has served on the boards of Circle the City, Childsplay, and Unity of Phoenix; has participated numerous times on the Report Committee for the Arizona Town Hall; and is an alumna of Teach For America – Phoenix (1996 Corps).