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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

  • Meet Dylan Long: Data Analyst for the Judicial Council of Georgia/Administrative Office of the Courts February 26, 2024
    Michelle Barclay:  Thank you so much for letting me interview you for the Georgia Courts Journal. Let’s talk about your current position and how you came to join us at the Judicial Council/AOC. Dylan Long:  Currently, I am a research analyst here at the Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts. I graduated from UGA last […]
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  • Staff Profile of LaShawn Murphy, long-time public servant for the Judicial Council of Georgia/Administrative Office of the Courts January 30, 2024
    Condensed and edited for clarity Michelle Barclay: Thank you so much for agreeing to do this interview with me in the first month of our new 2024 year. Let’s talk about your path to your current job. LaShawn:  I started as an executive assistant to Marla Moore (past JC/AOC Director) many years ago (I celebrated […]
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  • Success Stories from Georgia’s Veteran Treatment Courts November 28, 2023
    November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. To celebrate we ask Georgia judges who preside over Veteran Treatment Courts for success stories. The post Success Stories from Georgia’s Veteran Treatment Courts appeared first on The Georgia Courts Journal.
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  • CJCJ Judge Aaron Cohn Award and Martha K. Glaze Award October 26, 2023
    The Council of Juvenile Court Judges met this October, bestowing two of their most distinguished awards on deserving honorees. Judge Aaron Cohn Award – Given to a judge who has made significant contributions to the CJCJ and the field of juvenile justice and child welfare.  Honorable William P. Bartles (left), Juvenile Court Judge of the […]
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  • Interview with Tony DelCampo: 61st President of the State Bar of Georgia September 26, 2023
    Michelle Barclay: Congratulations on becoming the 61st President of the State Bar of Georgia.  My colleagues and I loved the picture of you and your family on the cover of the August issue of the Georgia Bar Journal, and thank you for taking the time to speak with me.  President DelCampo:  It is my pleasure. […]
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