Judicial Nominating Commission Makes Recommendations For Judgeships

Per press release:

The Judicial Nominating Commission has submitted recommendations to fill vacancies within the Superior Courts of the Atlanta, Augusta, and Douglas Judicial Circuits. These vacancies were created by the resignations of the Honorable Jerry W. Baxter, the Honorable J. David Roper, and the Honorable Robert J. James. Governor Deal will fill the vacancies from among the lists. The Governor’s Office will contact candidates to schedule interviews.

The following names were submitted to Governor Deal:

Atlanta Judicial Circuit

Shukura Millender – Magistrate Judge, Fulton County
Richard S. Moultrie, Jr. – Deputy Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia
Paige Reese Whitaker – Deputy District Attorney, Fulton County District Attorney’s Office

Augusta Judicial Circuit

Pamela J. Doumar – Juvenile Court Judge, Augusta Judicial Circuit
Ashley Wright – District Attorney, Augusta Judicial Circuit

Douglas Judicial Circuit

Cynthia C. Adams – Judge Pro Tempore, Douglas County Juvenile Court; solo practitioner, Law Office of Cynthia C. Adams
Ryan R. Leonard – Chief Assistant District Attorney, Douglas Judicial Circuit
Peggy H. Walker – Judge, Juvenile Court of Douglas County

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