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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/.

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 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

  • My Journey Matters Graduation Ceremony July 27, 2022
    Nineteen graduates of the My Journey Matters program in Fulton Superior Court had a celebratory event on July 22.  The program has been profiled before.  It was started by Judge Shawn LaGrua (now Justice LaGrua) and has since been taken over by Judge Rachelle Carnesale.   The program was designed to divert young men and women […]
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  • Tracy Mason—Answering the Call to Public Service June 29, 2022
    We recently spoke with Tracy Mason, a long-serving employee, and current Senior Assistant Director for the Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts. Condensed and edited for clarity Noelle Lagueux-Alvarez:  Thank you, Tracy, for taking time to talk with me. Would you please share your professional background with our readers? Tracy Mason:  It’s my pleasure, and […]
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  • Scenes from the Council of State Court Judges’ 2022 Spring Conference May 27, 2022
    The post Scenes from the Council of State Court Judges’ 2022 Spring Conference appeared first on The Georgia Courts Journal.
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  • Judicial Council Committee on Access to Justice Record Restriction Clinic May 25, 2022
    Judicial Council Committee on Access to JusticeRecord Restriction ClinicAlbany, Georgia May 5, 2022 The A2J Committee is grateful to the many sponsors that ensured this event’s success, including: the Albany Police Department, Albany Second Chance, Dougherty Circuit Bar Association, Dougherty County Board of Commissioners, Dougherty County District Attorney’s Office, Dougherty County Law Library, Dougherty County […]
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  • Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month May 24, 2022
    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month. Asian Pacific Americans serve as judges in all but two classes of Georgia’s court system. Only the Court of Appeals of Georgia (on which Justice Carla W. McMillian previously presided) and the State-wide Business Court (which is currently a single-judge class) are without an Asian American judge. To […]
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