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Apr 25, 2013

Thomas to launch 2014 gubernatorial bid

Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas announced in an email today that he will file paperwork to launch a 2014 gubernatorial campaign.

Jun 20, 2012

Judge throws out ex-Thomas aide Rachel Alexander’s appeal

A judge dismissed an appeal of a decision that suspends a former Maricopa County prosecutor's law license for her role in an unsuccessful racketeering lawsuit against county officials on behalf of then-County Attorney Andrew Thomas.

May 15, 2012

Suspension stayed for ex-Maricopa County prosecutor

A former Maricopa County prosecutor whose law license was suspended has received at stay from the Arizona Supreme Court's disciplinary panel.

May 11, 2012

Ex-Thomas aide Alexander asks for delay of punishment, prepares to sue county

Rachel Alexander, a former aide to ex-Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, asked the court today to postpone the suspension of her law license.

Apr 18, 2012

Former Thomas attorney may sue over appeal costs

Former deputy county attorney Rachel Alexander, a key figure in the case that led to former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas’ disbarment, is planning to sue Maricopa County if it doesn’t pay the legal costs for her to appeal the suspension of her law license.

Apr 16, 2012

State Bar links Arpaio to actions that led to Thomas downfall

The panel that disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas found he conspired with Sheriff Joe Arpaio to commit crimes, a fact that the sheriff will likely have to contend with as federal investigators look into whether he abused his power.

Apr 10, 2012

Thomas disbarred by disciplinary panel

A disciplinary panel disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and his former deputy Lisa Aubuchon today, calling the former prosecutors unscrupulous, hypocritical and self-centered. A third former deputy, Rachel Alexander, was suspended for six months and one day.

Apr 9, 2012

Andrew Thomas discipline decision to be released Tuesday

A three-person panel is scheduled Tuesday to decide the attorney discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.

Oct 20, 2011

Ex-Thomas aide confirms lack of experience

Rachel Alexander’s litigation experience was practically nil, but former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas tapped her to be the lead attorney in a suit involving one of the most complex areas of law that alleged county judges and elected officials were crooked.

Sep 12, 2011

Thomas attorney: No political retribution in prosecutions

Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies were just doing their jobs when they sued and prosecuted the former county attorney’s political rivals, attorneys defending the trio said today in opening remarks of a discipline hearing.

Feb 17, 2011

Irony doesn’t even begin to describe this

Former Maricopa County prosecutor Rachel Alexander, who is facing disbarment for her actions under Thomas, is hosting social media courses she claims will help satisfy Arizona attorneys' required annual ethics training.