Sep 10, 2013 3:23 PM by Associated Press
PHOENIX - A Yavapai County Superior Court judge is being elevated to the state Court of Appeals.
Gov. Jan Brewer's office on Tuesday announced her appointment of Judge Kenton Jones to fill a Court of Appeals vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Philip Hall.
Kenton is a law school graduate of Arizona State University.
He worked as a lawyer in private practice, as a municipal prosecutor and as a municipal magistrate before becoming a Superior Court judge in 2009.