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Past Recipients 

Justice for the Future: Planning for Excellence
(2019 – 2024)

Goal One: Promoting Access to Justice


2022:   Pima County Emergency Eviction Legal Services Program

2021:   AZCourtHelp, Law Librarian Live Chat Operators

2020:   David Svoboda, Language Access Initiatives, Administrative Office of the Courts

2019:   Mesa Community Court, City of Mesa Community Court

Goal Two: Protecting Children, Families, and Communities

2022:   Crossover Youth Practice Model, Pinal County Juvenile Court

2022:   Juvenile Rules Task Force Editorial Group, Arizona Supreme Court

2021:   Smiles of Hope Detention Dental Care Partnership, Maricopa County Juvenile Probation Department

2021:   Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Court, Pima County Juvenile Court

2020:   Advocating for Myself Guide, Pima County Juvenile Court

2019:   North End Community Connections Justice Integrated Healthcare Facility, Yuma County Adult  Probation

Goal Three: Promoting Judicial Branch Excellence and Innovation

2022:   Family Court Kingdom Quest, Superior Court in Maricopa County

2021:   STEPs, Superior Court in Pima County

2020:   Judge Elizabeth Finn and the AZ POINT Implementation Team, Glendale City Court

2019:   Southern Arizona Transnational Task Force, Pima County Superior Court, Juvenile Court

Goal Four: Enhancing Professionalism Within Arizona’s Courts


2022:   Mental Health Court Outreach, Superior Court in Maricopa County

2021:   New Judge Pro Tem Training Program, Maricopa County Justice Courts

2020:   Charles Adornetto, Maricopa County Justice Courts

2019:   Lean Thinking Program, City of Phoenix Municipal Court

Goal Five: Promoting Public Trust and Confidence


2022:   Hon. John Peck, Ajo County Justice Court

2021:   Hon. Dorothy Little, Justice of the Peace, Payson Justice Court

2021:   Task Force on Countering Disinformation, Arizona Administrative Office of the Court

2020:   Remote Jury Selection, Superior Court in Mohave County

2019:   Amy Love, Legislative Liaison, Administrative Office of the Courts


Advancements in Technology


2022: Remote Civil Jury Trial, Superior Court in Mohave county