Staff Changes and New Projects

• Karlise Grier, formerly staff to the Access Fairness, Public Trust and Confidence Committee (AFPTC), has been named the new Executive Director of the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism.  One of the tasks she has undertaken is to form a coalition to create a bench book on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
 
The coalition is comprised of the following organizations: Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism; Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Foundation; Emory University School of Law; Georgia State University School of Law;  State Bar of Georgia Military and Veteran’s Law Section; and The Judicial Council of Georgia’s Access, Fairness, Public Trust and Confidence Committee.
 
Tabitha Ponder has been chosen as the new contract attorney to staff the AFPTC.  Ms. Ponder has managed a solo law practice since 2004 and brings a wealth of litigation experience to this position.  The next Committee meeting will be February 21, 2018.  For more information,  see:  http://afptc.georgiacourts.gov/

Maleia Wilson has been named JC/AOC Budget Director. Ms. Wilson came to the JC/AOC from the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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