Judge Sauls was elected as Justice of the Peace to the Kyrene Justice Court precinct in 2018 and officially sworn in on January 9, 2019.
Sauls earned a Master of Legal Studies from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at ASU, a Bachelor in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, as well as certifications in Mediation- one from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
Judge Sauls has served the cities of Phoenix and Chandler on committees affecting housing, human services, and domestic violence and has 20 years of experience in housing law, including HUD regulations, Fair Housing requirements, and city code enforcement. She is passionate about educating residents about landlord and tenant law, improving community counseling services, and fair treatment of veterans, victims of abuse, and historically underserved communities.
Judge Sauls is a member of the Best Practices committee for the Maricopa County Justice Courts and the Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence and the Courts at the Arizona Supreme Court.