Coconino County Attorney
Coconino County Attorney's Office
Bill Ring was elected as Coconino County Attorney on November 8, 2016, and he took office on January 6, 2017. Previously, Mr. Ring served for 15 years in the Coconino County Attorney’s Office in every position common to deputy county attorneys, including juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony prosecutor; and, most often, as a civil deputy and Senior Civil Attorney. Mr. Ring began his career with the Coconino County Attorney in 1989 and has served under prior County Attorneys; namely the honorable Mr. Verkamp, Mr. Hance, and Mr. Rozema.
Mr. Ring is a strong advocate for improving the safety of communities through the vigorous and fair application of the law, and for ethical and effective public service from the dedicated members of the Coconino County Attorney’s Office. Mr. Ring is admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the District Courts of Arizona.
Mr. Ring is a graduate of the University of Rochester with a degree in Religious Studies (B.A., 1983) and a Master’s Degree in Education (M.S. Ed., 1985). He is a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Rogers College of Law (J.D., 1989). He has been active in a variety of civic leadership groups, including the Coconino County Bar Association (past-President); and is a past Board Member to the Coconino County Sustainable Economic Development Initiative, the Northern Arizona Builders Association, and the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ring is a graduate of the inaugural Flinn-Brown Foundation’s Civic Leadership Academy, and he will continue to provide leadership skills and qualities to the Coconino County Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Ring and his wife have lived in Flagstaff for 30 continuous years and raised their children in Flagstaff. The children are pursuing work in engineering, philosophy, and medicine.