Chandler City Council appoints David Fuller as Presiding City Magistrate

May 27, 2019
David Fuller

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Chandler City Council has appointed David Fuller as the Presiding City Magistrate to lead the Chandler Municipal Court effective June 3rd.

"David will be a tremendous asset to the City Council and to our community," Mayor Kevin Hartke. "He brings a wealth of judicial experience and a true passion for Chandler and the position of City Magistrate. I look forward to working with him well into the future on matters important to the City and our residents."

Fuller comes to Chandler from the City of Phoenix, where he has served as the Assistant Director of the Public Defender’s Office since 2014. Prior to that, he owned and operated Fuller Law Firm in Chandler for 13 years to represent clients in criminal matters in federal, state and municipal courts. He also has worked as an Assistant Town Prosecutor for the Town of Gilbert and was an attorney at an Illinois law firm during his 24 year legal career.

Fuller earned a Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Illinois University in Psychology.

Fuller is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and serves as a Criminal Justice Executive Council Member and on its Criminal Defense Practice and Procedure Committee. He also serves on the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice Board of Directors and on the Arizona Celtic Bar Association.

Fuller is replacing Michael Traynor, who will retire on June 21st after serving as Chandler’s Presiding City Magistrate for the past 34 years.