Hon. Susan Bacal

Hon. Susan

Precinct 8


About the Judge

Susan Bacal is the Justice of the Peace for precinct 8 which is the only precinct entirely within the Tucson city limits. She has been in this position since 1998. She is a native of Tucson and the Bacal family has been here since the early 1930s.

She graduated with a B.A. from Pomona College and her J.D. from the U of A College of Law. She is also a competitive triathlete.


1998 - Present: Justice of the Peace Precinct 8
1995 - 1998: Special Magistrate with Tucson City Court
1990 - 1995: Private Practice Attorney


  • AWLA Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • PCBA Pima County Bar of Arizona
  • St Bar of Arizona
  • Board Member YMCA
  • Board Member Sewell Neighborhood Association
  • Member US Masters Swimming, USA Triathlon
  • USA Track & Field, US Cycling Federation