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Past Recipients & Programs

*Awards were not given in 2002 and 2010.

Past Award Programs

2019  Justice for the Future: Planning for Excellence

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Promoting Access to Justice

Mesa Community Court, City of Mesa Community Court

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

North End Community Connections Justice Integrated Healthcare Facility, Yuma County Adult Probation

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Promoting Judicial Branch Excellence and Innovation

Southern Arizona Transnational Task Force, Pima County Superior Court, Juvenile Court

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Lean Thinking Program, City of Phoenix Municipal Court

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Promoting Public Trust and Confidence

Amy Love, Legislative Liaison, Administrative Office of the Courts

2018  Advancing Justice Together

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Promoting Access to Justice

Traveling Court, Flagstaff Justice Court and Flagstaff Municipal Court

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

Mohave County Juvenile Probation Department, Superior Court in Mohave County

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Improving Court Processes

Yuma Law Library Self-Represented Litigant Services, Superior Court in Yuma County

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Ms. Beth Beckmann, Chief Staff Attorney, Court of Appeals, Division Two

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Improving Communications and Community Participation

Loft - Legacy Teen Center, Apache County Juvenile Probation Department

2017  Advancing Justice Together

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Promoting Access to Justice

Night Warrant Resolution Court, Pima County Justice Courts

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

Dependency Alternative Program, Superior Court in Pima County

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Improving Court Processes

Compliance Assistance Program, Phoenix Municipal Court

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Celebration of Success, Yavapai County Probation

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Improving Communications and Community Participation

Community Advisory Boards, Mohave County Probation

2016  Advancing Justice Together

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Promoting Access to Justice

AmeriCorps Program, Maricopa County Superior Court

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

Runaway Handbook, Mohave County Probation Department

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Improving Court Processes

Teen Court, Guadalupe Municipal Court

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Court Mentoring Program, Superior Court in Maricopa County

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Improving Communications and Community Participation

Justice 2035 Strategic Planning Forum, Coconino County

2015  Advancing Justice Together

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Promoting Access to Justice

Mental Health in Yuma County

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

Ms. Kathy Waters, Evidence-Based Pretrial Services

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Improving Court Processes

Office of the Court Interpreter Software Project, Superior Court in Pima County

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Maricopa County Justice Courts' Best Practices for Ensuring Access to Justice for Self-Represented Litigants, Presiding Justice of the Peace C. Steven McMurry, Justice of the Peace Gerald Williams, and Judicial Education Officer Mr. Charles Adornetto

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Improving Communications and Community Participation

Community Advisory Board, Juvenile Court in Pinal County, Baby Care Bag Project

2014  Advancing Justice Together

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Promoting Access to Justice

Pima County Superior Court, Simpla Phi Lex Project

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Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

Tucson City Court, Regional Municipalities Veterans Treatment Court and Dedicated Domestic Violence Court
Yavapai County Superior Court Dependency Program Office

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Improving Court Processes

Phoenix Municipal Court Veterans Court

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Enhancing Professionalism within Arizona's Courts

Pima County Superior Court eBench Pilot Project

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Improving Communications and Community Participation

Mr. Tim Hardy, Juvenile Court Director, Yuma County

2013  Justice 2020

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Strengthening the Administration of Justice

New Opportunity Warrant Clean-up Program (NOWCU)
Video Remote Interpreter System Project

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Maintaining a Professional Workforce and Improving Operational Efficiency

Juvenile Court Institute (JCI)

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Pinal County Community Advisory Board (CAB)

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Individual Achievement

Ms. Kathy Pollard, Pima County Superior Court Jury Commissioner

2012  Justice 2020

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Presiding Judge Norman Davis and the Honorable Steven McMurray for the Protective Order Center
Presiding Judge Norman Davis and the Honorable Rosa Mroz for Reinventing Probate Court in Maricopa County
Ms. Sandra Figueroa, Deputy Graham County Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

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Strengthening the Administration of Justice 

Scottsdale City Court Home Detention Electronic Monitoring Program

2011  Justice 2020

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Improving Communications

Justice 2030 Strategic Planning Forum

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Strengthening the Administration of Justice

Early Resolution Conference Program in Pinal County Superior Court

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Maintaining a Professional Workforce and Improving Operational Efficiencies

City of Tucson's Alternative to Jail Program

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Ms. Barbara Broderick, Adult Probation Chief

2009  Justice 2020

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Ruth McGregor (retired)

2008  Good to Great

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Pinal County Community Advisory Board, Leads by Example

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

A Commitment to Quality

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Being Accountable

Pima County Domestic Violence Court

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Improving Communications and Cooperation with the Community and Other Branches of Government and
within the Judicial Branch

Tempe Municipal Court, Community Connect Project

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Serving the Public by Improving the Legal Profession

Mr. Scott Gan
Ms. Beth Barnes
Ms. Phyllis Roestenberg

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Fred Newton

2007  Good to Great

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

AZTEC High School, Yuma County Juvenile Detention Program

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Disproportionate Minority Contacts, Pima County Juvenile Court

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Connecting with the Community

Legal Information Guidelines Task Force, AOC

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Being Accountable

Superior Court in Yuma County, Court Performance Measuring System

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Serving the Public by Improving the Legal Profession

Mr. David C. Tierney, Maricopa County Attorney

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable William O'Neil

2006  Good to Great

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Superior Court in Pima County, Family Law Bench Child Support Project
Superior Court in Maricopa County, Family Court the Maricopa Model

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Mr. James B. Reed, Esq.
Tucson City Court's E-Citation Project

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Being Accountable

Superior Court in Coconino County, Justice 2025 Strategic Planning Forum
Superior Court in Yavapai County, Permanency Planning Mediation Program

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Employees Being Accountable

Superior Court in Maricopa County Probation Officer William J. Harkins III
Phoenix Municipal Court Information Systems and Technology Director Ron Beguin

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Serving the Public by Improving the Legal Profession

Honorable Tom Cole

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Improving Communications and Cooperation with the Community and Other Branches of Government and
within the Judicial Branch

Superior Court in Pinal County Criminal Justice Forums: Building a Safer Community through Awareness and Change
Superior Court in Gila County, Gila County Probation and Gila County School Superintendent School Collaboration
Superior Court in Maricopa County, Spanish DUI Court

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Ronald S. Reinstein

2005  Justice for a Better Arizona

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Yuma County Adult Drug Court
Mr. Tom Behl, Superior Court in Gila County Guardian Ad Litem for Children
Pinal County Domestic Violence Court
Ms. Jennifer Smook, Pinal County Adult Probation Officer

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Coconino County Access to Courts Video
Glendale City Court's Treatment Court
Yavapai County's Early Disposition Court

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Connecting with the Community

Ms. Marilyn Windust
Division I Court of Appeals Connecting with the Community Program
Garfield Community Probation Center
Mohave County Project SAW
Maricopa County Juvenile Court's Dare to Dream

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Being Accountable

Honorable Colin Campbell for the Mandate Study and the Reorganization and Consolidation of Tribal Courts
Coconino County Electronic Citation Project
Flagstaff Justice Court Project

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Mark Armstrong

2004  Justice for a Better Arizona

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Ms. Glynn Thomas, Superior Court in Maricopa County Adult Probation
Superior Court in Maricopa County Fight Back with Love
Superior Court in Maricopa County Adult Probation SMI (Seriously Mentally Ill)

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

City of Phoenix Municipal Court One Stop Service Environment
Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorney's Office

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Connecting with the Community

Superior Court in Cochise County Juvenile Detention Education Program
Superior Court in Maricopa County Community Rehabilitation Housing Program Adult Probation Department
Superior Court in Pinal County Juvenile Court Volunteer Program

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Being Accountable

Superior Court in Maricopa County MVD Computer Interface City of Phoenix Court

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Jeff Coker

2003  Justice for a Better Arizona

GOAL

Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Louis Frank Dominguez

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Yavapai County Detention Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Bullhead City Municipal Court Humanities AED 088 Introduction to Quality Living and T.A.A.G. (Teen Adopt A Grandparent Project)

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Court of Appeals Division II E-Filing/Court Automation
Superior Court in Maricopa County Regional Court Centers

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Connecting with the Community

Pinal County Department of Juvenile Court Services Community Huddle

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Being Accountable

Peoria City Court Judge George Anagnost Rules of Civil Traffic Procedure
Maricopa County Superior Court Development of Specialized Centers in Mental Health, Probation Revocation, Family Violence and Family Courts Enhancement Program

2001  Justice 2002

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Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Pinal County Restorative Justice Committees, Pinal County Juvenile Court Services
Yavapai County Juvenile Court Sex Offender Court, Yavapai County Juvenile Court Center

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Arizona Court of Appeals, Division II Appellate Settlement Program
Superior Court in Maricopa County for Improvement in Criminal Case Processing

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Connecting with the Community

Justice 2020 Coconino Charting a Course for the Coconino County Courts Management Team
Phoenix October Town Hall

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Being Accountable

Phoenix Municipal Court Customer Services Survey
Tucson City Court's Mental Health Court

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Improving Trust and Confidence in the Arizona Courts

Honorable Roger Kaufman

2000  Justice 2002

GOAL

Protecting Children, Families and Communities

Pima County Juvenile Court Model Project
Yavapai County Superior Court Family Drug Program

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Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice

Coconino County Superior Court and Bar
Criminal Case and Superior Court in Maricopa County Early Disposition Court

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Connecting with the Community

Cochise County Juvenile Court Region I Staff
Community Advisory Boards - Juvenile Court in Maricopa County, Cochise County, Coconino County, Pinal County, and Yavapai County

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Being Accountable

City of Phoenix Municipal Court Judicial Evaluation Program
Yuma County Probation South County Project