• Judge Ira Bradley Brownlow, Municipal Courts of Loganville and Monroe, will retire on April 30, 2015. Judge Brownlow has served as judge in the Loganville Municipal Court for 35 years and 10 years at the Monroe Municipal Court.

•  Former Judge Ronnie Joe Lane has resigned as Director of the Judicial Qualifications Commission.  Lane served as a superior court judge for 14 years in the Pataula Judicial Circuit until his retirement July 2014.

Ms. Molly J.M. Perry, Court Services Division Director, announced her retirement for May 30, 2015.  Ms. Perry started with the Administrative Office of the Courts in 1979. She has held many positions with the state during her career including as Director of the Council of Supeiror Court Judges and Director of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council prior to her return to the AOC in 2009.

• Two JC/AOC employees have been promoted to Assistant Director: Ms Michelle Barclay and Mr. Christopher Hansard.

Ms. Michelle Barclay, as Assistant Director of Children, Familiies and the Courts, adds management and oversight of the Office of Communications, Accountability Courts, civil legal services grant for domestic violence victims and other grants to her responsibilities to the Child Support Collaborative, Commission on Family Violence, and Justice for Children.

• Mr. Christopher Hansard, as Assistant Director of Research and Regulatory, will now manage the Office of Certification and Licensing (registrar project), Board of Court Reporting, County and Municipal Probation Advisory Council, Office of Dispute Resolution (Commission on Dispute Resolution), and Commission on Interpreters in addition to managing the Office of Statistical Research, Planning, and Analysis

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