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Week of February 24, 2020

Courtroom 8B

Sr. Judge Cynthia Wright Presiding for Judge Kelly Lee Ellerbe 2/24/2020

Sr. Judge Doris Downs Presiding for Judge Kelly Lee Ellerbe 2/25/2020

Sr. Judge Jerry Baxter Presiding for Judge Kelly Ellerbe 2/26-28/2020


FULTON COUNTY STATE COURT JOINS THE METRO ATLANTA BUSINESS CASE DIVISION

Effective January 1, 2020, Fulton County State Court has joined the Metro Atlanta Business Case Division. View the pdf version of the release here.


ATLANTA JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ELECTS NEW CHIEF JUDGE

The Honorable Christopher S. Brasher has been named Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County and the Atlanta Judicial Circuit. The Chief Judge is the highest judicial administrative officer in Fulton County and is essential to the successful operations of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit. View the pdf version of the release here.


SUPERIOR COURT PARTICIPATES IN PRETRIAL REFORM PROJECT

The Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia, has been selected as one of five Research-Action Sites across the country to participate in a five-year research and implementation project designed to improve pretrial risk assessment in the context of broader pretrial reform. View the PDF version of the release here.


SUPERIOR COURT AWARDED $2M GRANT FROM SAMHSA

The Superior Court of Fulton County was recently award a grant from SAMHSA to provide support and recovery services to its Accountability Court participants. View the full media release in PDF format for more details.


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.