Court Administrator

Alexandra Black

Jennifer M. Phillips

Jennifer Phillips joined the 52-4 District Court in 2022.  Before coming to 52-4, she served in administrative positions for the 52-3 District Court in Rochester, the 51st District Court in Waterford, the Macomb County Circuit and Probate Courts and the Michigan Supreme Court. 

The District Court Administrator serves as the chief executive officer for the Court and is responsible for a wide range of duties and responsibilities that require extensive administrative and managerial skills. These responsibilities include overseeing the court's administrative operations, facilities, budget, and case management procedures. In addition, the Court Administrator acts as a liaison between the court and public and private organizations. 

Ms. Phillips earned a Master of Public Administration from Oakland University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oakland University.  In addition, she has a Fellowship in Court Administration from the National Center for State Courts, Paralegal Certification and Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional Certification.  She also serves as adjunct faculty for Oakland University where she teaches Advanced Topics in Court Administration in the MPA program.