Joi Hollis is the Division Director of the Family Center of the Conciliation Court in Tucson, AZ. She has worked at the Conciliation Court since 2001, first as a Counselor/Mediator, then as Clinical Supervisor from September 2009 until her appointment as Director in August 2015. Joi has a Ph.D. in Education Psychology from Walden University in addition to a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Counseling and Guidance from Boston University. Her doctoral dissertation is entitled; Using a Risk Assessment to predict Family Court Service Use in Custody Disputes. Dr. Hollis is a limited term Adjunct Professor with the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, teaching Family Mediation.
Dr. Hollis has over 25 years of combined experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in both the private mental health and family court settings. Prior to relocating to Tucson, she maintained independent licensure in behavioral health, as a professional counselor and mental health practitioner in Nebraska and Washington State. Joi is a Certified Court Manager through the National Center for State Courts-Institute for Court Management and the Arizona Supreme Court. In 2019, Dr. Hollis was appointed to both the Arizona Supreme Court’s Committee on the Impact of Domestic Violence and the Courts and the Family Court Improvement Committee for three-year terms respectively. She previously served as a member of the Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure. She is a past member of the Arizona Supreme Court-Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary, serving for six years.
Dr. Hollis is a longtime member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and the Arizona Chapter of AFCC (AZ-AFCC). In 2021, she was appointed as the Chapter Council Liaison of the AFCC Board. She also serves on the Board of AZ-AFCC.
A military spouse and veteran for over 25 years (TSGT Timothy Hollis, Ret.-Deceased), Joi is the proud mothet of two adult children.