April 5, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy today announced two judicial appointees to the superior and district courts in Fairbanks. The judges were selected from a group of individuals nominated by the Alaska Judicial Council.
Maria Pia L. Bahr has been appointed to the Fairbanks District Court. Ms. Bahr has been an Alaska resident for 5 ½ years, and has practiced law for 30 years. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law in 1990 and is currently the Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Opinions, Appeals & Ethics section in Anchorage.
Trisha Haines has been appointed to the Fairbanks Superior Court. Ms. Haines has been an Alaska resident for 10 years, and has practiced law for 9 years. She graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2010, and is currently a staff attorney for the court of appeals in Anchorage, and resides in Fairbanks.