Prior to her positions on the bench, Judge Albrecht assumed the role as Trial Attorney for the Public Defender's office and as Commissioner of the Juvenile Division on the Superior Court. She was a founding Master of the American Inns of Court, Horace Rumpole Inn and served as the first woman president of the Maricopa County Bar Association. Judge Albrecht incorporates her vast experience and skills to her practice, which includes arbitration and mediation. Judge Albrecht is a AAA certified arbitrator.
Judge Albrecht is involved in many activities, relative to the legal system and her community. She currently serves as Executive Director of the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy and is Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Continuing Legal Education Committee. Additionally, she has taught numerous seminars on an array of legal topics and issues, in addition to roles as panel member and facilitator.
As the first female president of the Maricopa County Bar Association, in 2009, Judge Albrecht was named to the MCBA Hall of Fame.