Green Valley Justice Court - Pima County
601 N La Cañada Dr, Green Valley, AZ 85614
The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the addition of a 7th Justice Court in 1982. The decision was based on population growth. The Justice Court was originally opened in a small room in the Green Valley Library. Later the Board of Supervisors approved the construction of the courthouse in the Government Center in the heart of Green Valley.
Appointed in 1983, Judge Charles Lundstead was first to serve on the bench in Green Valley. Judge Lundstead retired after serving six years.
The Honorable Judge Lisa Royal is the currently presiding over the bench in Green Valley. Judge Royal received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Public Administration from the University of Arizona and her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.
Green Valley is located 20 miles south of Tucson and 40 miles north of Nogales, Arizona. It is in the heart of the Santa Cruz Valley. Which is surrounded by copper mines. Residents of Green Valley, Arizona and tourists enjoy cycling, hiking and bird watching in the nearby Santa Rita Mountains.