April 2018

Transitions - April 2018

• Judge Elizabeth Branch was confirmed by the US Senate to a post of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on February 27, 2018.  Judge Branch was appointed to the Court of Appeals of Georgia in 2012.

Appointments - April 2018

• On January 4, 2018, Gov. Nathan Deal administered the oath of office to:

Judge Clint Bearden, Superior Court, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, fills a vacancy created by a new judgeship created.

In Memoriam - April 2018

Former Judge George L. Barron of Tyrone died on February 21, 2018. Judge Barron, a US Navy Veteran, served as Municipal Court Judge in East Point, College Park and Hapeville until his retirement in 2010. He was a 1973 graduate of Woodrow Wilson School of Law.

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