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GOVERNOR BRIAN P. KEMP HAS ALLOCATED UP TO $110 MILLION IN FEDERAL AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) FUNDS TO ADDRESS BACKLOGS OF COURT CASES, PARTICULARLY CASES INVOLVING SERIOUS VIOLENT FELONIES. MORE INFORMATION REGARDING ARPA GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IS AVAILABLE AT https://jcaoc.georgiacourts.gov/arpa/.
H.B. 916, THE SUPERIOR AND STATE COURT APPELLATE PRACTICE ACT IS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2023. INFORMATION AND TRAINING REGARDING A NEW TRIAL COURT APPEALS PROCESS CALLED A PETITION FOR REVIEW IS AVAILABLE AT: JCAOC.GEORGIACOURTS.GOV/HB916.

The Judicial Council of Georgia/Administrative Office of the Courts was created in 1973. The Judicial Council of Georgia serves as the policymaking body for Georgia’s judiciary. As staff to the Judicial Council, the AOC provides subject-matter expertise on policy, court innovation, legislation, and court administration to all Georgia courts. The AOC also furnishes information technology, budget, and financial services to the judicial branch.

The AOC is led by Director Cynthia Clanton who may be reached by phone at 404-656-5171.

The Judicial Council of Georgia was created in 1945 and serves as the policymaking body for Georgia’s judiciary. The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) was created in 1973. As staff to the Judicial Council, the AOC provides subject-matter expertise on policy, court innovation, legislation, and court administration to all Georgia courts. The AOC also furnishes information technology, budget, and financial services to the judicial branch.

The AOC is led by Director Cynthia Clanton who may be reached by phone at 404-656-5171.

The Georgia Courts Journal

  • AAPI Month Spotlight: Judges Jenny Nguyen and Ethan Pham May 14, 2024
    Michelle Barclay:  Thank you so much for allowing me to visit your beautiful office and to interview you. My first question to both of you is, what was your path to a law degree? Judge Pham:  Being in the legal profession is a second career for me. My first career was in tax software development, […]
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  • 2024 Law Day Art Contest Winners! April 29, 2024
    Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share. @GACourts and the Georgia Council of Court Administrators invited students from across Georgia to submit artwork about the 2024 Law Day theme “Voices of Democracy.” Two rounds […]
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  • An Interview with Kevin Holder, Executive Director of the Council of Probate Court Judges April 29, 2024
    Michelle Barclay:  Good afternoon, Kevin, and thank you for agreeing to this interview. Please tell our readers how you landed in the position of Executive Director for the Georgia Council of Probate Court Judges? Kevin Holder:  I have an interesting path. My original goal was to be a broadcast journalist, that was my initial major […]
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  • The Council of Municipal Court Judges Legislative Breakfast March 26, 2024
    The Council of Municipal Court Judges held its annual Legislative Breakfast on February 29, 2024, which also happened to be crossover day for the legislature. The post The Council of Municipal Court Judges Legislative Breakfast appeared first on The Georgia Courts Journal.
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  • Celebrating Women’s History Month 2024 March 26, 2024
    To celebrate Women’s History Month in 2024, we wanted to celebrate judges in each class of court, along with a judge who came before them, judges who have mentored them, or a first that they themselves achieved. The post Celebrating Women’s History Month 2024 appeared first on The Georgia Courts Journal.
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