Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit

            AND ALL CITIZENS OF THE Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit

This is to provide notice to members of the Bar and the public that the Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Georgia, created by an Executive Order of Governor Nathan Deal, is now engaged in the process of receiving names of persons to fill a vacancy on the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit created by Senate Bill 356 during the 2012 Session of the General Assembly.

You are invited to submit nominations for this vacancy.  Members of the bar may submit their own name or the names of others.  The public is also invited to submit nominations.  Such names should be sent to the Commission by October 22, 2012. (By letter addressed to Judicial Nominating Commission, c/o Dana McGuire, 600 Peachtree, N.E., Suite 5200, Atlanta, GA  30308-2216, by fax to 404-962-6919 or by email c/o

To each person nominated, the Commission will send an application package to be returned for receipt on or before November 5, 2012.  The commission will meet to interview applicants some time after November 12, 2012.  Applicants will be notified of the time for their interview.  All interviews will be held at The State Bar of Georgia, 104 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA  30303.

The Commission will select and recommend to the Governor from among those persons found to be “qualified” or “well qualified” a short list of up to five persons for this position.


J. Randolph Evans          Pete Robinson