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Judge Ronnie Joe Lane, Superior Courts, Pataula Judicial Circuit, has been selected to head the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) and serve as its sixth executive director since its creation in 1972.  Judge Lane succeeds Jeff Davis who leaves after ten years to become executive director of the State Bar of Georgia.  Judge Lane was elected to the superior court bench in 2000 and served on the Judicial Council as District Administrative Judge for the 2nd Judicial District. 
 
On July 24, Judge Bob Smith, Probate Court of Hart County, announced his resignation effective September 31, 2014.  Judge Smith will be on medical leave until his effective retirement date.

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