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Director's Division

Marla S. Moore, AOC Director

The Director's Division oversees the AOC's work, serving as a liaison between the agency's governing body, the Judicial Council of Georgia, and its divisions and offices. The Director's Division is comprised of Human Resources, Communications, Governmental and Trial Court Liaison, General Counsel, and Budget Development. The director determines priorities, strategy, and direction of the agency and oversees its divisions. Read More


Court Services

Molly JM Perry, Court Services Division Director

The Court Services Division assesses court processes and operations, identifies opportunities for improvement, and proposes innovative solutions for court professionals, judges, and court systems. Read More


Financial Administration

Randy Dennis, Financial Administration Division Director

The Financial Administration Division provides fiscal services for the Judicial Council, AOC, courts, and other judicial branch organizations. Services provided include: payroll administration, budget preparation and management, audit compliance, invoicing, fixed asset management, and accounts receivable and payable. Staff also provides budget data to the Governor and General Assembly on behalf of each Judicial Council budgetary unit.  Read More


Information Technology

Jorge Basto, Information Technology Division Director

The Information Technology Division develops and supports court automation projects including the Child Support E-filing System, the AOC Judicial Information and Customer Portal, local case management and docketing systems for participating Georgia courts, and EXPRESS for e-citation solutions. Staff manages desktop software and equipment, the AOC network, e-mail, websites, and listservs. Read More


Judicial News

November 18, 2014
Deal appoints Burke County State Court Judge


Senate confirms Georgia Judicial nominations
November 17, 2014
Richmond County opens viewing room for public in magistrate, civil cases
Augusta Chronicle


Historic courthouse featured in new book
Covington News


Verizon contributes more than $800,000 for Georgia's Domestic Violence Organizations


November 14, 2014
Georgia Recognized for Excellence in Statistics Reporting
November 11, 2014
Veterans Court helps steer vets away from jail and off streets
In Chambers at the State Appeals Courts: Water, Mold and Coughing
Daily Report (sub. required)
November 10, 2014
JNC nominates 3 for Paulding Superior Court
Daily Report (sub. required)
November 9, 2014
Problem solving court in Macon Judicial Circuit links troubled veterans with VA services
Macon Telegraph
November 7, 2014
Justice Benham delivers address at Rockdale County Drug Court commencement
Rockdale Citizen
November 4, 2014
Former Appellate Judge J.D. Smith lauds use of mediation


November 1, 2014
Long before he became a judge, Mallon Faircloth was a college football star
Columbus Ledger Enquirer
Tough love and second chances
LaGrange News


October 31, 2014
Chief Judge Brenda Weaver Receives Award for Creating the Appalachian Law Information Center
October 30, 2014
Georgia Court of Appeals in session at Averitt Center
Statesboro Herald


October 28, 2014
Bar President Offers Congratulations to Judges on Election to Commission on Family Violence
Daily Report (sub. required)


October 27, 2014
Judge Cowen awarded top honor

Clayton News Daily


October 24, 2014
Judge announced December 31 retirement
Jones County News


October 17, 2014
Judge Ward, Pryor honored by Catholic legal society
The Georgia Bulletin


October 16, 2014
Judicial Council Adopts Court Reporting Policies, Fee Schedule
Judge Richard Sutton wins award for Drug Court
Polk Fishwrap


Family Treatment Court Helps Parents, Children Reconnect
Gainesville Times
October 8, 2014
Two Juvenile judges appointed to Hall, Dawson circuit
Gainesville Times
Fulton panel unveils "Smart Justice" recommendations
Daily Report (sub. required)

Blackshear Times
October 6, 2014
Judge Burke to receive award at annual Red Mass
Savannah Morning News
October 2, 2014
Accountability Court Heroes Recognized
October 1, 2014
Overburdened Athens area may get fourth judge
Athens Banner Herald

2014 Judicial News Archives