Dozens Vie For 3 Bench Openings In Oconee And Chattahoochee

Nomination deadline was extended after retiring judge said circuit's bench lacked diversity

, Daily Report


Thirty-one lawyers and judges have applied for three judicial vacancies in the Chattahoochee and Oconee Judicial circuits. The Chattahoochee Circuit, which has two openings on its Superior Court bench, drew 23 nominations, and at least eight of them are African-American.

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