Mark Wayne Reeves is a Superior Court Judge, Division One, Yuma County, Arizona. Mark became Superior Court Judge in 2006. Since April 1, 2012, Judge Reeves is a serving as a Superior Court Judge in Juvenile Court. Judge Reeves is currently the Presiding Judge of Juvenile Court. His duties in juvenile court include: delinquencies and incorrigibility cases, adoptions, dependencies and termination of parental rights proceedings, and he presides over the juvenile drug court program and the successful futures court as well. Successful Futures court is an innovative pilot program designed to provide a multitude of life skills in assisting children grow and develop while leaving an indelible mark on their lives.
Before transferring to juvenile court, Judge Reeves presided over criminal and civil calendars and presided over one of the adult drug court programs. Additionally, he served as Associate Presiding Judge to the Honorable Andrew W. Gould. Before becoming judge, Mark was an Assistant United States Attorney where he prosecuted a variety of federal crimes, including major drug conspiracies, immigration issues and worked closely with the Office of Inspector General in prosecuting public corruption matters. Prior to that, Mark was an Assistant Legal Defender with the Yuma County Legal Defender’s Office where he represented indigent defendants charged with serious felony offenses.
Mark believes that his compendium of experiences in the court system as prosecutor, defense attorney and judge, have assisted him in deciding cases in a fair and just fashion. Judge Reeves is proud to serve Yuma County and all of Arizona in his capacity as Superior Court Judge and enjoys the challenges and rewards that public service affords.