Coconino County Superior Court, Division Three, Judge Stacy Krueger graduated magna cum laude in 2008 from the University of Toledo College of Law. After law school, she became a prosecutor for the Coconino County Attorney’s Office, where she worked for approximately twelve years. She began in misdemeanor prosecution and then prosecuted felony cases the last ten years before she took the bench. Judge Krueger handled a wide-ranging caseload, including homicides and other serious crimes involving victims, with a specialization in domestic violence cases.
Judge Krueger also trained law enforcement across the state on domestic violence investigations and prosecution and served as a member and chair of the Coconino County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. She also dedicated time to train new volunteers and advocates at Victim Witness Services of Coconino County.
As a supervisor at the Coconino County Attorney’s Office, Judge Krueger also oversaw the problem-solving courts for the office, including Recovery Court, Veterans’ Court, Mental Health Court, and Page Drug Court.
Judge Krueger was appointed by Governor Ducey to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Mark Moran. She was the first judge selected by the Governor since the change to merit selection for judicial appointments in Coconino County.
Prior to her legal career, Judge Krueger was a college basketball coach. She also played Division I basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay while earning her undergraduate degree in history. Judge Krueger also holds a master’s degree in higher education counseling.