JNC recommends candidates for the Georgia Supreme Court

September 11, 2018

The Judicial Nominating Commission has submitted recommendations to fill a vacancy on the Georgia Supreme Court.  The vacancy was created by the retirement of the Honorable P. Harris Hines.  The Governor’s Office will contact candidates to schedule interviews.

The following names were submitted to Governor Deal:

  • Charlie Bethel – Judge, Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
  • Christian Coomer – private practitioner, Christian A. Coomer Attorney at Law, LLC; Judge Advocate General (JAG), Georgia Air National Guard; Representative, Georgia House of Representatives
  • Sara L. Doyle – Presiding Judge, Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia