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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

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
September 29, 2014
Georgia agency to host conference on domestic violence
Athens Banner Herald
Setpember 26, 2014
Judicial Council Recommends New Superior Court Judgeship

Statewide Family Violence Conference
Macon Telegraph


Judicial Council plans to ask legislature for new judge
Daily Report (sub. required)


September 23, 2014
Judicial Council to Meet in Atlanta
September 16, 2014
Georgia Council of Magistrate Court Judges Provides Statewide Self-service Access for Self-Represented Litigants
September 15, 2014
Veterans Court seeks to serve those who served our country
September 8, 2014
Teen Court: An Alternative to Juvenile Court
Senate Confirms Jill Pryor to Eleventh Circuit
Daily Report (sub. required)


September 6, 2014
Judges, participants celebrate recovery, accountability
Gwinnett Daily Post
Monroe Local News


Portrait of a Pioneer
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


September 4, 2014
Henry County's DUI Court graduates 8
Henry Daily Herald
County State Court Judges Take the Oath
Daily Report (sub. required)


Former Gwinnett Judge honored for continuing education efforts
Gwinnett Daily Post
September 3, 2014
Cold water poured on Judge Tami Colston's Ice Bucket Challenge
Rome News Tribune

2014 Judicial News Archives