Week of April 25, 2016
Kelly Lee Ellerbe -- Courtroom 8B
The Superior Court of Fulton County, in partnership with other Fulton County Courts, will use Law Day 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Miranda vs. Arizona ruling and to educate Fulton County’s youngest residents on their rights and responsibilities when coming into contact with law enforcement. View the full press relese for more information.
Drastic cuts in funding from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners have forced the Superior Court to eliminate its Pretrial Services Programs and the 20-25 positions that support the program. In the recently approved FY 2016 budget, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners cut funding for the Superior Court by 1.5 million dollars. View the full media release in PDF format for more details.
The Superior Court of Fulton County will host the first Metro Atlanta Justice Mental Health Symposium on Thursday, October 29th and Friday, October 30th at the Atlanta Metropolitan State College located at 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. View the full media release in PDF format for more details.
ATLANTA (October 27, 2015) - The Honorable Kimberly M. Esmond Adams received the Atlanta Bar Association’s “Community Service Award” at the 2015 Celebrating Service Luncheon. This coveted award is presented annually to a recipient who has made a significant contribution to promoting the fair administration of justice through community involvement. Read the full media 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.