Atlanta Judicial Commission Seeks Nominations for Municipal Court Judge Position

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Atlanta Judicial Commission is now accepting nominations for the position of Municipal Court Judge for the City of Atlanta Municipal Court. This presents an exciting opportunity for members of the bar and citizens to participate in the nomination process. Nominations in writing must be received by February 10, 2024, and a nominee must meet certain qualifications.

To be eligible for the position, a nominee must be at least 25 years of age and have been a resident of the City of Atlanta for one year prior to the appointment. Additionally, the candidate should have been admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia for at least five years. These requirements ensure that the nominee possesses the necessary experience and knowledge to fulfill the role of Municipal Court Judge effectively.

The Commission encourages both self-nominations and nominations from others. Interested individuals or organizations are invited to submit their nominations to the Atlanta Judicial Commission. The commission emphasizes that a general endorsement letter-writing campaign for a nominee is not preferred. However, it welcomes communications from those familiar with a specific nominee’s qualifications, experience, and ability. The Commission encourages transparent and open dialogue during the nomination process.

Once the nomination period ends, the Commission will review the applications and send an application and letter outlining its schedules and procedures to each nominee. The list of nominees will also be made available to the public upon request. This shows the Commission’s commitment to transparency and providing all stakeholders with the necessary information.

Chairing the Commission is Von A. DuBose, Esq., who plays a vital role in ensuring the integrity and fairness of the selection process. The Commission comprises esteemed individuals from the legal community who bring a diverse range of perspectives and expertise to the table.

To support the nomination of a candidate or to inquire about the process, interested parties can contact Von A. DuBose, Esq. or any other member of the Commission. Their contact information is provided for individuals seeking further information or clarification.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals and citizens of Atlanta to contribute to their justice system. Submitting nominations or participating in the dialogue helps shape the future of the City of Atlanta Municipal Court.