Scott Griffith is Director of Research and Court Services for the Texas Office of Court Administration in Austin, Texas. Prior to coming to Texas in 2014, Mr. Griffith was Deputy Judicial Administrator for Research and Development in the Judicial Administrator’s Office at the Louisiana Supreme Court. In that role he was lead staff to the Supreme Court’s Judicial Council and to the Supreme Court and other courts in connection with Louisiana’s Judicial Budget and Performance Accountability Act. Prior to that, he served as the Director of the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Drug Court Program Office, where he oversaw disbursement of over $15 million in state and federal funds to 48 programs. Before that, he served as Judicial Administrator of the Jefferson Parish (LA) Juvenile Court. Previously, he managed and participated in justice-related research projects at the Metropolitan Crime Commission of New Orleans and the New Orleans-based Bureau of Governmental Research. A former teacher and native of Massachusetts, Mr. Griffith has a law degree from Loyola University in New Orleans and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of New Orleans College of Urban and Public Affairs. He is a member of the Texas Association for Court Administration and a former member and past president of the Louisiana Court Administrators Association. Mr. Griffith is president-elect of the National Association for Court Management.