Judge Margaret McCullough serves as the Presiding Judge of Coconino County Juvenile Court. Judge McCullough began serving as a full-time Commissioner/Pro Tempore Judge for Coconino County Juvenile Court in 1999. From 1993 to 1999, Judge McCullough served in that capacity part-time, while also working as a partner in the law firm of Hufford, Horstman, McCullough and Mongini. Prior to joining that firm in 1983, Judge McCullough was in private practice with the law firm Lee, Miller and Gustafson, and, prior to that, with the firm of Garbarino and Lee.
Prior to assuming judicial responsibilities, Judge McCullough was a member of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the Coconino County Bar Association. She served as President of the County Bar Association in 1991. Judge McCullough was selected as Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney in 1984-1985 and 1991-1992 by DNA-People’s Legal Services.
Judge McCullough graduated from Flagstaff High School in 1974 and in 1978 from Northern Arizona University. In 1981, she graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.