Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia

September 23, 2019

 

TO:      ALL MEMBERS OF THE BAR AND ALL CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA

 

This is to provide notice to members of the Bar and the public that the Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Georgia, established by Executive Order of Governor Brian P. Kemp, is now engaged in the process of receiving names of persons to fill a vacancy on the Court of Appeals, which was created by the passing of the Honorable Stephen S. Goss on August 24, 2019.

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. Nominations should be submitted to the Commission by email at nominations@robbinsfirm.com or by letter addressed to: Judicial Nominating Commission, c/o Vincent Russo, 500 14th Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30318.  Nominations must be received by the Commission no later than October 11, 2019. Please include a current email address for anyone you nominate.   

The application package is available for download on the Commission’s website at www.jnc.georgia.gov.  An application package will also be emailed to each nominee who supplies an email address to the Commission. Applications must be returned to the Commission on or before October 25, 2019. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the date and time for their interview. All interviews will be held at The State Bar of Georgia, 104 Marietta Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

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

 

FOR THE COMMISSION

Vincent R. Russo          Mark Middleton          Hon. Shannon Wallace