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• On June 13, 2012, the Supreme Court of Georgia passed an order creating the Statewide Judicial Civil E-Filing Committee charged with facilitating the development and implementation of civil e-filing in all classes of court throughout the judiciary.  This committee will be supported administratively by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

The 19-member body includes:
 
Justice Harold D. Melton, Supreme Court of Georgia, Chair
Judge David T. Emerson, Superior Court, Douglas Judicial Circuit, Vice Chair
Judge Stephen D. Kelley, Superior Courts, Brunswick Judicial Circuit,
Judge Diane E. Bessen, State Court of Fulton County
Judge Robin W. Shearer, Juvenile Courts, Western Judicial Circuit
Judge Keith Wood, Probate Court of Cherokee County
Judge Harry Jay Altman, II, Magistrate Court of Fulton County
Judge Margaret Gettle Washburn, Municipal Court of Sugar Hill
Mr. Jorge Basto, Administrative Office of the Courts
Mr. Phillip Boudewyns, Gwinnett County Court Administrator
Rep. Edward Lindsey, District 65
Ms. Cindy Mason, Clerk of Superior Court, Columbia County
Mr. Daniel Massey, Clerk of Superior Court, Chatham County
Mr. Jeff Milsteen, Chief Deputy Attorney General
Rep. Matt Ramsey, District 72
Ms. Rita Arlene Sheffey, Hunton & Williams LLP
Ms. Sheila Studdard, Clerk of Superior Court, Fayette County
Sen. Jesse Stone, District 23
Mr. Ryan Teague, Executive Counsel to the Governor

• On July 3, 2012, the membership of the Judicial Council of Georgia was amended to include the president elect of the Council of the Municipal Court Judges as a voting member by order of the Supreme Court of Georgia. 

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