CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
| AUGUST 17, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Scott C. Griffith, Louisiana Supreme Court Deputy Judicial Administrator - Research and Development, was elected to fill one of two At-Large seats on the National Association of Court Management’s (NACM) 15-member Board of Directors. The election took place at NACM’s annual business meeting held July 14, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada in conjunction with the NACM 2011 Annual Conference. He will serve a three-year term.
NACM is the largest organization of court management professionals in the world with members from all levels and types of courts. NACM educates the public on the role and importance of the courts and provides court leaders with information focused on improving the administration of justice. Griffith currently serves as chair of NACM’s National Agenda Subcommittee and as a member of the NACM’s Planing Committee, Ethics Committee, and Publications Committee.
Griffith received his undergraduate degree from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. He received a master of public administration degree from the University of New Orleans and a law degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.
Prior to assuming his current position at the Louisiana Supreme Court in 2009, Griffith was the Deputy Judicial Administrator/Director of the Supreme Court Drug Court Office from 2004-2009 and was the Judicial Administrator for Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court from 1999-2004.
Griffith is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Association of Government Accountants, the American Society of Public Administration, the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, and the Louisiana Court Administrators Association where he has held several positions of leadership.