This week, Marana Town Council appointed four magistrates pro tempore for the Marana Municipal Court. These appointees will serve as needed when Town of Marana Magistrate Laine Sklar is unavailable for court, and were selected after an open process call for applications.
"All possess the required skill and character to perform the duties of a judge pro tempore," Judge Sklar said of the appointees in her recommendation.
The terms for their employment would run through September 30, 2017, to coincide with Judge Sklar's contracted term with the Town of Marana.
Maria S. Davila
Davila received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Arizona. Her previous experience includes working as a sole practitioner at Davila Law Office, PC, and serving as Assistant United States Attorney in Tucson, Arizona.
Aaron received his Bachelors degree from Southern University, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Montana. Previous experience includes serving as pro tempore in Missoula County for Montana Justice Court, and serving as President of the Board of Directors on the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Ronald J. Newman
Newman received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona, and his Bachelors Degree in Economics from Pennsylvania Military College. During his legal career, Newman practiced before all federal and state courts in Arizona, with experience in both criminal and complex civil matters. He has served as judge pro tempore for both the Pima County Consolidated Justice Court, and the Pima County Superior Court, Juvenile Court.
McDonald received his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona. He has been a criminal defense attorney for over twenty years. Previous experience includes working as a sole practitioner for The McDonald Law Firm, PC, and as a trial attorney for The Law Office of Trezza & McDonald, PC.