Judge Anita A. Sukola
Judge Anita A. Sukola maintained a private practice for nearly 11 years and was a full-time Assistant Professor at the University of Guam prior to her judicial appointment in 2002. Judge Sukola’s public service includes: Director of Education (1989-1991); Deputy Director of Education (1987-1988); and Attorney at the Public Defender’s Office. She has also served as legal counsel for the Port Author-ity of Guam Board of Directors and the Chamorro Land Trust Commission, as well as Sta° Attorney to Senator Don Parkinson (17th Guam Legislature).
Judge Sukola currently presides over Juvenile Drug Court and General Jurisdiction cases. Addition-ally, she co-chairs the Judiciary’s Juvenile Justice Reform Focus Area on Evidence-Based Practices and the Judiciary’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan Focus Area on Access to Courts and Delivery of Services.
Judge Sukola obtained a B.A. in History and Secondary Education from Washington State University in 1973 and a J.D. from the People’s College of Law in 1983.