Appointments - December 2017

• On August 10, 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal administered the oaths of office to Judge Margaret Spencer, State Court of Clayton County, and Judge Jeffery Monroe, State Court of Bibb County. Judge Spencer fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John Carbo.  Judge Monroe fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge William Adams.

• Judge Julius Hunter was appointed Chief Judge of the Muscogee County Recorder’s Court, following the retirement of long-time Judge Michael Cielinski.

• The Supreme Court of Georgia’s Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism named Karlise Grier as its Executive Director on September 18, 2017. Ms. Grier has practiced at her own firm for 17 years, concentrating in adoption law, divorce law and family law. She has also served on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education Board of Trustees. Most recently, Ms. Grier worked as a contract attorney with the Access, Fairness, Public Trust and Confidence Committee.

• Judge Regina Quick, Superior Courts, Western Judicial Circuit, was sworn-in by Gov. Nathan Deal on October 3, 2017. Judge Quick became the first female superior court judge of the Western Judicial Circuit.

Former Judge Bobby Christine, Magistrate, Columbia County, was confirmed as US Attorney for Georgia’s Southern District Federal Courts on November 16, 2017.

 

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