Veterans Day Profiles

Many of the state's jurists have served in the US Armed Services.  To help celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, the Judicial Council/AOC spent the month of November recognizing those judges who have served our country both in times of war and peace.


The profiles can be viewed at


A Day in the Life of: Judge Gary E. Jackson

Judge Gary E. Jackson, Chief Deputy Judge of the Municipal Court of Atlanta and Current President of the Council of Municipal Court Judges,  agreed to be filmed for a "Day in the Life" video.


Rich Reaves, retiring Executive Director of ICJE, reminisces on his tenure

Senior Judge James Bodiford interviewed Rich Reaves, retiring Executive Director of the Institute of Judicial Education, recently to ask some questions.

How Georgia Courts Celebrated Adoption Day - November 19

National Adoption Day has been in place for three years now and this year the date fell on November 19, 2016.  The day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. A coalition of national partners – Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, The Alliance for Children’s Rights and Children’s Action Network – sponsor National Adoption Day.




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