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Phil Knox

Phillip Knox is the General Jurisdiction Courts Administrator for the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County. Mr. Knox assumed his most recent duties in April of 2007. Previously he spent four years as the Deputy Court Administrator, and six years as the Family Court Administrator. Prior to his assignment in Family Court he worked as a general court operations administrator for the Superior Court; deputy court administrator in the Maricopa County Justice Courts; Pretrial Director in Yuma County, Arizona; and as a supervisor with the Pretrial Services program in Harris County, (Houston) Texas. Mr. Knox attended law school in Texas and holds master’s degrees in public administration and criminal justice management. He is faculty for the National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, VA, a director on the Board of NACM and chairperson of the NACM Publications Committee. He has served as consultant to the California AOC while assisting with the Unified Courts for Families Project in that state. He is a graduate Fellow of the National Center for State Courts, Institute for Court Management (May 2000). He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Child Advocates Inc. Speakers Bureau Appreciation Award, the Arizona Family Support Council President’s Award, and the National Center for State Courts Director’s Award of Merit for Applied Research for his study: Internal and External Barriers to the Implementation of an Integrated Family Court: A Look at Family Courts that Work.

Courses:
ACM: Court Performance Standards
ACM: Caseflow Management