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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
December 17, 2014
DeKalb County Recorder's Court is largest e-court in state
New Magistrate Court system assists self-represented litigants
Savannah Morning News
December 16, 2014
DeKalb County judge appointed to state judicial council
December 15, 2014
OBITUARY: Judge Watson White
Marietta Daily Journal
December 12, 2014
Three states lead the way for Juvenile Justice reforms
Pew Charitable Trusts


December 11, 2014
McDaniel sworn in as superior court judge
Valdosta today



December 9, 2014
Lim sworn in as newest superior court judge
Polk Fish Wrap


Probate Judges Announce Scholarship Contest


December 8, 2014
Governor Names One, Receives Nominess for Two Seats
Daily Report (sub. required)


December 5, 2014
Judge Patricia Barron receives faculty medallion at conference
Athens Banner Herald


December 3, 2014
Drug Free Coalition honors retiring Juvenile Court Judge
Gainesville Times
JNC recommends candidates for Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit


December 2, 2014
Deal appoints Pataula Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge
December 1, 2014
Macon Telegraph
November 28, 2014
Holidays often mean court for Glynn County Judge
November 26, 2014
Edwards receives medallion from Institute of Continuing Judicial Education
Valdosta Daily Times


November 25, 2014
Gwinnett Judges Win Awards
Gwinnett Daily Post

Lost in Translation: Interpreter prevents miscommunication in court
Gainesville TImes


November 21, 2014
Georgia High Court Asks for Comments on New Judicial Conduct Rules
Daily Report (sub. required)


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

2014 Judicial News Archives