Paul Bowen, LSW, CCA

Paul Bowen is the Court Administrator for the Rankin County Youth Court in Pelahatchie, Mississippi. He provides oversight to the court system and supporting services including Probation, Juvenile Drug Treatment Court, Family Drug Treatment Court, Zero to Three, Intake Officers, and other administrative and clerical staff. He has worked for the court for the last twenty years. He has co-written several grants and successfully secured and managed funding for new services for the Drug Court programs, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Parent Representation Project, Zero to Three program and other services over the last several years.

Paul has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Court Administrators Association including presiding as President. Most recently, Paul has served on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Association of Drug Court Professionals in the roles of At-Large Board Member, Secretary, and now Vice President. Paul is a licensed social worker and certified court administrator.