NU Online News Service, Oct. 21, 2003, 6:12 p.m. EDT – Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano has named Christina Urias director of the Arizona Department of Insurance.

Urias, a lawyer with DeConcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy P.C., Phoenix, succeeds Charles Cohen, who resigned in August.

Urias, who has a law degree from the University of Arizona, once spent some time working as an insurance claims representative, Arizona officials say.