Awards - August 2018

Chief Justice P. Harris Hines• The Cobb County Bar Association celebrated Law Day on April 27 by recognizing Chief Justice P. Harris Hines with its prestigious Bobby Cleveland Award, which recognizes the Cobb Bar Association member who exemplifies the highest practice of law. Judge Eric Brewton, State Court of Cobb County, was presented with the Judge A. Harris Adams Justice Award. Mr. Thomas J. Charron, Superior Court Administrator, was presented with the Public Service Award.


• At its June meeting in Savannah, the Council of Municipal Court Judges recognized a few of their judges with awards:

Council of Municipal Court Award Judge RozenFrost Ward Lifetime Achievement Award: Chief Judge Roger Rozen (left with Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson), Municipal Court of Marietta.

President’s Award: Judge Dale “Bubba” Samuels, Municipal Courts of Franklin Springs and Monroe; Judge E. Ray Lanier, Municipal Court of Monticello; Judge Matthew McCord, Municipal Court of McDonough; and Judge Berryl Anderson, Municipal Court of Decatur.

Outstanding Service Award: Chief Judge Margaret Gettle Washburn, Municipal Courts of Sugar Hill and Duluth.

Special Recognition Award:  Chief Judge Willie Weaver, Sr., Municipal Court of Albany.

Glen Ashman Education Achievement Award: Judge David Hobby, Municipal Court of Fitzgerald, and former Judge John Cicala.


• Amicus Curiae Awards were given out in August to Juvenile Court Judge Michael Key (Troup County) and Judge Peggy Walker (Douglas County) by the Supreme Court of Georgia in separate ceremonies.
See the press releases for Judge Walker and Judge Key. See video from the award ceremonies here:




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