480-789-7000 | P.O.Box 17779, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269

About The Fort McDowell Tribal Court

The Tribal Court serves our community and contributes to the quality of life in the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation by administering justice effectively, efficiently, and professionally, while remaining fair and impartial at all times.

Our Mission


“The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Tribal Court is dedicated to providing high quality dispute resolution services accessible to all members of the community, honouring tradition, maintaining a positive, productive and professional environment while providing a forum of fair and impartial administration of justice, to preserve the safety and security of the community and the rights of individuals.” 

Our Judges & Staff

Acting Chief Judge:

Judge Pro Tem:

Judge Pro Tem:

Court Administrator:

Court Clerk II:

Probation Officer:

Wellness Court Coordinator:

Wellness Court Case Manager:

Court Bailiff:

Kerry G. Passey


Brian D. Strong

Lavina McLevain

Lenora Woesner

Fred Yazzie

Ron Warber

James Esquirell

Christopher Davis

Fort McDowell Tribal Court Annual Report

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Contact the Court

Questions? Please contact us to submit your question online, or call 480-789-7604.