Week of October 20, 2014 -- Judge John J. Goger-- Courtroom 8-A
ATLANTA (October 15, 2014) - On October 17th, the Atlanta Bar Association will bestow the 2014 Public Service Award to Former Chief Judge Cynthia Wright. This award is given annually by the Atlanta Bar Association during its Celebrating Service Luncheon. The award is given to individuals that contributed significant public service as an elected or appointed official to the advancement of fair administration of justice and fostered professionalism and ethics in the political, legislative or judicial process. Previous “Public Service Award” recipients include Governor Nathan Deal, and State Representatives Wendell Willard and Stacey Abrams. Read the press release for more information.
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.
ATLANTA (September 16, 2014) - Yolanda L. Lewis, District Court Administrator and the Court Administrator for the Superior Court of Fulton County, has been elected the Georgia Council of Court Administrators (GCCA) vice-president-elect. She will assume the position of vice-president on January 1, 2015 for a one-year term. View the full press release for more information.
ATLANTA (August 27, 2014) - The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association (GHBA) is pleased to announce a new pilot project beginning this September designed to address the growing need for legal assistance for the self-represented individuals in family court. The Fulton County Family Law Clinic (FLC) will provide legal services to low income persons, including non-English speaking litigants, involved in family matters. View the full press release for more information.
The Superior Court of Fulton County releases Administrative Media Order to govern special interest/high profile proceedings such as the Atlanta Public Schools Trial. Click the link to view the Administrative Media Order in PDF format.
ATLANTA (May 29, 2014) - The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has received notice of a new round of “Court Case” email scams. The emails purportedly inform recipients they are to appear in court as a judge may hear their case regardless of their attendance. These emails have an attachment.
Please be warned that these emails appear to be a scam and false. For security reasons, recipients of the email are advised not to open the attachment accompanying these emails as they may contain a virus or other malware.
Read the full press release for more information and to see a sample scam email.
ATLANTA (January 14, 2014) - The Superior Court of Fulton County is pleased to announce the launch of its Speakers Bureau. The Speakers Bureau will allow the public to request a Judge, Court Administrator, or a program staff member to participate in organizational events and speaking engagements. See the full press release for more information.