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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

Policies and Fees for Court Reporting Services in Criminal Cases
May 29, 2015
New Juvenile Court judge appointed in Chatham County
May 28, 2015
Council of Probate Court Judges Presents Legislator of the Year Award
May 27, 2015
Patricia Barron named Magistrate of the Year
Athens Banner Herald

Drug Court donates food to women's shelter
LaGrange Daily News


Commissioners approve courthouse annex build out construction
Gwinnett Daily Post


May 24, 2015
Giving an Iraq veteran a fighting chance


May 20, 2015
High Court Approves Revised Judicial Ethics
Daily Report (sub. required)


GA Supreme Court Justice speaks at Law Day Event
Jackson Progress-Argus


May 19, 2015
Towaliga Accountability Court awarded grant funding
Jackson Progress-Argus


Fulton Magistrate Court Judges Sworn In
Daily Report (sub. required)


State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Launches Helpline for Child Support Worksheets


May 18, 2015
Hines, BeMent Become Institute of Court Management Fellows
May 13, 2015
Long time appeals court judge left an impression (sub. required)


May 12, 2015
Governor Names Two DeKalb Judges
Daily Report (sub. required)


May 11, 2015
OBITUARY: Senior US District Judge B. Avant Edenfield
Savannah Morning News


OBITUARY: Former Court of Appeals Judge G. Alan Blackburn
Daily Report (sub. required)


May 8, 2015
Steve Ellis appointed North Georgia Juvenile Judge
Chattanooga Times Free Press


May 4, 2015
Cobb Superior Court Judge Staley named 2015 Woman on Distinction
Marietta Daily Journal


May 3, 2015
Judge Weaver serves as President of the Council of Superior Court Judges
Fannin Fetch Your News

Judge Johnson serves as President-Elect of the Council of Superior Court Judges
Covington News


May 1, 2015
GCFV Hires New Executive Director
Judge Jerry Baxter on APS cheating trials, his decision to resentence
Southerner Online


New Tallapoosa circuit judge Meng Lim values the power of encouragement
Rome News-Tribune


Losing an Election led Holmes to Cobb Chief Magistrate Job
Daily Report (sub. required)


Leader Chat: Judge Willie Lovett Jr.
Atlanta Tribune


April 24, 2015
Judicial Council Highlights
Daily Report (sub. required)

US District Court Judge Steve Jones to deliver law commencement speech
University of Georgia News


ADJUST program gives alternative to juvenile detention
Calhoun Times


April 23, 2015
Moore to Retire from Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts
April 13, 2015
Veterans court provides former military a second chance
Augusta Chronicle
Duff appointed interim judge in Loganville
Loganville Local
April 8, 2015
New State Indigent Defense Director Knows the Political Arena
Daily Report (sub. required)


April 7, 2015
Keith Wood Named Outstanding Probate Judge of the Year
Canton-Sixes Patch
April 6, 2015
Changing resistance to change
LaGrange Daily News


Juvenile Drug Court hosts graduation ceremony


 April 5, 2015
Forsyth Courthouse staff settling in at new home
Forsyth County News


April 3, 2015
Now on Bench, Cohen Sheds Role as Advocate
Daily Report (sub. required)


April 1, 2013
New Forsyth Peer Court offers alternative sentencing
Forsyth County News
2015 Judicial News Archives