JNC recommends candidates for Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit and State Court of Henry County

November 20, 2018

The Judicial Nominating Commission has submitted recommendations to fill vacancies with the Superior Court of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit and the State Court of Henry County.  The vacancy in the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit was created by the resignation of the Honorable Michael Murphy.  The vacancy within the State Court of Henry County was created by the resignation of the Honorable James T. Chafin, III.  Governor Deal will fill the vacancies from among the lists.  The Governor’s Office will contact candidates to schedule interviews.

The following names were submitted to Governor Deal:

Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit

  • Charles E. Morris, Jr. – partner, Parker and Lundy Attorneys; Associate Judge, Juvenile Courts of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit
  • Mark H. Murphy – Juvenile Court Judge, Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit

 

Henry County State Court

  • Monica Dean – associate, Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout; Judge Advocate, Georgia Air National Guard
  • Sheryl Drake Freeman – Senior Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Clayton County District Attorney’s Office
  • Pandora E. Palmer – owner, Pandora E. Palmer, P.C.