Judge David Roper, Superior Courts, Augusta Judicial Circuit, retired on February 5, 2017.  Judge Roper was elected in 2006 to the superior court bench. He was recently appointed senior judge.

Judge Jeryl Rosh, Probate Court of DeKalb County, retired on March 1, 2017. Judge Rosh had served as Judge of the Probate Court since 2003, prior to which she served as law clerk.

On April 30, 2017, Judge Robert Cullifer, Juvenile Courts, Mountain Judicial Circuit, will retire from the bench, where he has served since 2007.

Chief Judge John Carbo, State Court of Cobb County, will retire on May 1, 2017. Judge Carbo has the distinction of being Clayton County’s first Solicitor General, a position he began in 1983. In 1988, Judge Carbo was appointed a judge of the State Court.


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