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Week Of March 2, 2015 -- Judge Kelly Lee Ellerbe -- Courtroom 8-B


JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF GEORGIA POLICIES AND FEES FOR COURT REPORTING

Judicial Council of Georgia Policies and Fees for Court Reporting Services in Criminal Cases

The Judicial Council of Georgia in late September 2014 approved several new rules that impact court reporting matters across the state and in Fulton County.  The rules specifically apply to policies and fees in criminal cases and were set to take effect on January 1, 2015. 

Please note that the Superior Court of Fulton County will adhere to the new Fees and Services schedule as passed by the Judicial Council of Georgia.  Independent contractors submitting invoices for work performed for the Superior Court of Fulton County prior to January 1, 2015 will be compensated utilizing previously approved Fee Schedule for court reporters.


SUPERIOR COURT JURIST FEATURED IN THE GEORGIA BAR JOURNAL

ATLANTA (January 15, 2015) - On the heels of four new appointments of Superior Court Judges in Georgia by Governor Nathan Deal, a featured article in the Georgia Bar Journal (Journal) by Judge Todd Markle has proven to be timely and relevant to the legal community.   In the five-page article published in December, Markle navigates the complexities of judicial selection in the state and the impact of Hooper v. Almand on the current day process.  View the full press release for more information.  The article is also available in PDF format.


JURY SCAM ALERT

ATLANTA (September 24, 2014) - The Superior Court of Fulton County is issuing a warning to all Fulton County residents regarding a telephone scam connected to jury appearances. Citizens are being targeted by phone calls, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state courts. If anyone should receive a call as described above, please contact Fulton County Jury Services 404-612-4600 immediately. View the full press release here