Rae Lynne Chornenky

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Phoenix, Arizona

602-264-3289

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Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Fraud
  • DUI/DWI
  • Drug Violations
  • Federal
  • Felonies
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Prosecution
  • Sex Offenses
  • Traffic Violations
  • Victims’ Rights
  • White Collar Crimes

Education

  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. – 1983
    • Honors: Fellow, AZ State University Leadership Policy Development Program, 93-94
  • Arizona State University
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – 1976
    • Major: Political Science
  • Arizona State University
    • M.Ed. – 1981
    • Major: Counseling

Published Works

  • Arizona Federation of Republican Women Quarterly, 2001
  • Valley Leader Newsletter, 1996
  • “JLP’s Different Voices Join Civil Rights Chorus”, Profile Magazine, 1992
  • Contributor, “Free Press versus Fair Trial,”, Arizona Supplement to Capital Cases Benchbook (Judicial College of Arizona), 1995

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Law, Rules of Evidence, Substantive Criminal Law, Maricopa County Community College District, 1999 – 2002
  • Speaker, American Legion Auxiliary Arizona Girls State, 1976 – 2000
  • Teacher, St. Francis Xavier Parish Second/Third Grade Religious Education, 1984 – 1998
  • IRS Consequences, 2009 California Federation of Republican Women, 2009
  • Constitutional Law, Georgia Federation Republican Women, 2007
  • Constitutional Origins of the Electoral College: , Montana Republican Party and National Federation of Republican Women, 2001
  • Constitutional Law , The Electoral College : Arizona Federation of Republican Women, 2001 – Present
  • Public Education Issues and Legislation, National Federation Of Republican Women National Biennial Convention, 1999
  • National Political Issues, Voting Policy and Rules: AFRW, 1997
  • Sentencing and Presentence Training, Ariz. Adult Probation Officers State Training Conference, 1995
  • Speaker, City of Phoenix Minority & Women Economic Development Conference, 1993 – Present
  • Instructor, Arizona’s Fifth DUI Conference for Judges Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, 1993
  • Presenter, Marcos de Niza High School , 1994
  • Presenter, Moon Valley High School , 1994
  • Presenter, Richard Miller Elementary School, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • 1994 Ignatian Award for Outstanding Service, Society of Jesuit Fathers
  • Nominated, 1994 YWCA Tribute to Women Award
  • Nominated, 1994 St.Thomas More Award
  • Maricopa County Superior Court Judge, 1993 – 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maricopa County, Superior Court Commissioner, 1991 – 1995
  • Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Organized Crime and Racketeering Division, Assistant Attorney General, 1986 – 1990
  • Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office, 1984 – 1986
  • National Federation of Republican Women, 4th Vice President
  • National Federation of Republican Women, Board of Directors, 1996 – Present
  • Arizona Federation of Republican Women, Elected President, 2000 – 2001
  • Arizona Federation of Republican Women, Board of Directors, 1996 – 2007
  • Arizona Republican Party, Executive Committee, 2000 – 2001
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section Quarterly Criminal Justice Magazine, Editorial Board, 1990 – 2000
  • American Legion Auxiliary Arizona Girls State, Program Coordinator, 1976 – 2000
  • National Association of Parliamentarians, Member
  • American Institute of Parliamentarians, Member
  • All Saints’ Episcopal Day School Parent Association , Executive Board, 1999 – 2000
  • Joy Community School Parent Association, 2000 – 2002
  • Phoenix Christian Junior/Senior High School Parent Association, 2002 – 2004
  • Valley Leadership of Phoenix, Board of Directors, 1993 – 1997
  • STOP Violence Against Women Team Task Force, 1995
  • Governor’s Commission on Domestic Violence, 1995 – 1996
  • Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Minorities in the Judicial System, 1994 – 1996
  • Maricopa County Court Task Force on Family Violence, Founding Member , 1995 – 1996
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, CLE Committee, 1989 – 1992
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Prosecution Function Committee, 1990 – 1992
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 1983 – 1993
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Liaison, 1992
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law, 1993 – 1995
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Criminal Rules Committee, 1989 – 1991
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Chair, Criminal Law Committee, 1988 – 1989
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Criminal Study Committee
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Criminal Judges’ Rules Committee, 1991 – 1994
  • Maricopa County Superior Court Criminal Judges’ Division, Probation Liaison Committee, 1993 – 1995
  • Maricopa County Adult Probation Office, 1993 – 1995
  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Pre-Trial Services Subcommittee, 1993 – 1995
  • Expansion/ Extension of Pre-Trial Services Agency Programs Task Force, Chair, 1993 – 1994
  • Victory Together – Martin Luther King, Jr./Arizona Civil Rights Holiday, Steering Committee, 1990 – 1992
  • Aid to Adoption of Special Kids, Board of Directors, 1992 – 1993
  • Arizona Women’s Appointment Collaboration, Chair, 1993
  • 1988 Arizona Women’s Town Hall Recorder, 1988
  • Arizona Auto Theft Investigators’ Association, 1988 – 1989
  • Juvenile Court , Special Advocate Project, 1988 – 1989
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Juvenile Practice Committee, 1988 – 1989
  • Offender Treatment Program, Youth Services Board, 1986
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Domestic Relations, Mandatory Mediation Committee Reporter , 1982 – 1983
  • Arizona Chapter International Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Secretary, 1982 – 1984

Past Employment Positions

  • Chornenky and Chornenky, Partner, 1983 – 1984
  • O. Joseph Chornenky, State and National Conciliation Court Associations, Law Clerk, 1980 – 1983
  • Endocrinology Associates, Physicians, 1971 – 1976

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors Arizona YWCA, 1992
  • St. Thomas More Society (Catholic Attorney Association), 1983 – Present
  • Junior League of Phoenix, St. Thomas More Society (Catholic Attorney Association), 1988 – 1995
  • Board of Directors, St. Thomas More Society (Catholic Attorney Association), 1991 – 1992
  • Board of Directors, St. Thomas More Society (Catholic Attorney Association), 1994 – 1995
  • St. Francis Xavier Parish Eucharistic Minister