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Week of December 5, 2016
Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane -- Courtroom 1D


SUPERIOR COURT AWARDED "PROGRAM OF THE YEAR" IN GEORGIA

The Superior Court of Fulton County was recently awarded "Program of the Year" in Georgia by the Georgia Council of Court Administrators.  Read the media release for the full story!


YOLANDA L. LEWIS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF GCCA

Yolanda L. Lewis, District Court Administrator of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit and the Court Administrator for the Superior Court of Fulton County, is the newly-elected President of the Georgia Council of Court Administrators (GCCA). She will assume the position of President for a one-year term. For more information, read the media release in PDF format.


JUDGE MARKLE NAMED "OUTSTANDING VETERANS JUDGE"

The honorable Todd Markle was recently named "Outstanding Veterans Judge" for 2016.  For more information, see the full media release in pdf format.


BUSINESS COURT EXPANDS SERVICES INTO GWINNETT COUNTY

The Superior Court of Fulton County’s Business Court division expands its services to Gwinnet County. The committee will also accept proposals for other Metro Atlanta counties to have access to service. View the full press relese for more information.


NEW FAMILY DIVISION CHIEF JUDGE NAMED

The honorable Jane C. Barwick has recently been named Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division. View the full media release in PDF format for more details.


SUPERIOR COURT OF FULTON COUNTY NAMES NEW DEPUTY CHIEF JUDGE

The honorable Alford J. Dempsey, Jr. has recently been named Deputy Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County.  View the full media release in PDF format for more details.


CHIEF JUDGE OF SUPERIOR COURT WINS PROFESSIONALISM AWARD

The Honorable Gail S. Tusan, Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County, received the Atlanta Bar Association’s “Professionalism Award” during the organization’s 2016 Annual Meeting. 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