Raymond L. Billotte is the Judicial Branch Administrator for Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County, serving as the senior executive officer for the nation’s fourth largest trial court. Previously, he served as the District Court Administrator in the 5th Judicial District of Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) from 1996-2012 and the 46th Judicial District of Pennsylvania (Clearfield) from 1985-1992.
Mr. Billotte holds a Masters Degree of Public Management from Carnegie-Mellon University and is a 1991 Graduate Fellow of the Institute for Court Management’s (ICM) Court Executive Development Program. During his tenure with the Courts, he has led numerous successful court improvement projects, including caseflow management revisions, jury reform, strategic planning, jail reduction strategies, and the use of evidence based practices in both pre-trial and post-adjudicative phases of the criminal justice system. Additionally, he has served as a consultant with USAID addressing criminal justice reforms in the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chihuahua and served on numerous state and national court management committees addressing the use of technology in the courts, preservation and transcription of court records, professional development of court managers, and juror diversity.
Mr. Billotte is currently the Vice President of the National Association of Presiding Judges and Chief Executive Officers (NAPCO) and serves on the Board of Directors of the Justice Management Institute (JMI). Previously, he served on the Board of the National Association for Court Management (NACM) from 2010-2013. He continues to be active in numerous court management organizations including the Urban Court Managers Network and the Arizona Association of Superior Court Administrators. Mr. Billotte is certified faculty for the ICM’s Leadership and Visioning & Strategic Planning courses.