Court of Appeals

Dillard sworn in as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals

Judge Stephen Louis A. Dillard was sworn in as the 30th Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia on June 21, 2017. After inviting all 10,000 of his Twitter followers to his investiture, as well as family, colleagues, and court personnel, both the Court of Appeals courtroom and Supreme Court courtroom were filled to capacity.

 

Judge Dillard, a native of Macon, was appointed to the Court of Appeals on November 1, 2010 by Gov. Sonny Perdue. 

 

First All Female Panel Hears Case on Court of Appeals

When Division One heard oral arguments in the Court of Appeals Courtroom on Tuesday, December 6, history was made.  Presiding Judge Anne Elizabeth Barnes (center), Judge Carla Wong McMillian and Judge Amanda Mercier comprised the first all female panel in the Court's 110-year history. 

First all female panel

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