Phillip Knox

Phillip Knox is the General Jurisdiction Courts Administrator for the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County.  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 and Pretrial Director in Yuma County, Arizona.   Mr. Knox attended law school in Texas and holds master’s degrees in public administration and criminal justice management. He has served as a director on the Board of NACM and is editor of the Court Manager.  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.