Georgia Courts

AOC Director Receives NCSC Distinguished Service Award

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Georgia AOC Director Marla S. Moore receives
2012 NCSC Distinguished Service Award

Williamsburg, VA (April 15, 2013) – Marla S. Moore, Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) in Georgia, is the recipient of the National Center for State Courts’ 2012 Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest awards presented by the organization. The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to those who have made significant contributions to the justice system and who have supported the mission of the NCSC. The Judicial Council of Georgia and the Administrative Office of the Courts are presenting the award to Moore during a special reception on June 13, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia.

“Marla Moore has been the driving force in improving and identifying gender, racial, ethnic and economic barriers to justice in the Georgia courts,” NCSC President Mary McQueen said. “She is an imaginative, analytical director who is respected for her leadership and dedication.”

Moore currently serves on the Next Generation Courts Commission chairing the Business Process Improvement Committee. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education; Conference of State Court Administrators; and Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Moore became a Fellow of the Institute of Court Management in 2000.

During her tenure as AOC Director, she has received numerous awards and honors for her service to the court system and the state.

The National Center for State Courts, headquartered in Williamsburg, Va., is a nonprofit court reform organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing leadership and service to the state courts. Founded in 1971 by the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger, NCSC provides education, training, technology, management, and research services to the nation’s state courts.

The National Center for State Courts, headquartered in Williamsburg, Va., is a nonprofit court reform organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing leadership and service to the state courts. Founded in 1971 by the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger, NCSC provides education, training, technology, management, and research services to the nation’s state courts.