In Memoriam

In Memoriam - August 2018

Senior Judge Robert Walther of Rome died on May 17, 2018. Judge Walther, a World War II US Navy veteran, served as Superior Court Judge in the Rome Judicial Circuit from 1980 until his retirement in 2004. Judge Walther earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and served as County Attorney and District Attorney prior to becoming a judge.

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.

In Memoriam - December 2017

• Former Judge Gordon Shuman, of Darien, died on September 25, 2017. Judge Shuman served as the Small Claims Judge from 1981 until 1986 when he was elected Probate Judge of McIntosh County. He served the county until his retirement in 2006.

In Memoriam - April 2017

Judge Willie LovettJudge Willie Lovett, Jr., (left) Juvenile Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, died suddenly on January 30, 2017.  Judge Lovett received his undergraduate degree from Yale University before earning his juris doct


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