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Date: April 26, 2022

Congratulations to Judge Patty Walters Laine!

Date: March 15, 2022

For Immediate Public Release.

Today the Superior Court judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit announced their selection of Matthew G. Leipold to fill the newly-created circuit juvenile judge vacancy. Mr. Leipold's appointment and swearing-in is scheduled for March 28, 2022, after which he will temporarily be designated to hear Superior Court matters as the circuit continues to work through a COVID-related backlog of criminal cases.


NORTHEASTERN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT TO APPOINT MATTHEW G. LEIPOLD AS NEW JUVENILE JUDGE

Date: March 11, 2022

Continuing our celebration of #WomensHistoryMonth 2022 we asked Georgia's women judges what their advice is for future generations. Today we hear from Judge Kathy Gosselin of the Hall County Superior Court.

GACourts (twitter.com)

What advice would you give to the next generation of judges?
Judge Kathy Gosselin

Date: February 2, 2022

Article: How Angel House expanded its ability to help women in recovery

A residential substance abuse recovery program for women in Gainesville has increased its capacity, meaning more beds for women seeking a sober life.

Angel House of Georgia moved into its new facility off Maple Street in early November, a warehouse that has been transformed into a 25-bed facility. Previously, Angel House had only 16 beds.

How Angel House expanded its ability to help women in recovery (gainesvilletimes.com)

Date: February 1, 2022

Article: Chief Judge Lindsay H. Burton on the Hall County Juvenile Court Tutoring Program

Chief Judge Lindsay H. Burton is the Chief Judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. JC/AOC staffer Michelle Barclay recently discussed the tutoring program in Hall County.

Chief Judge Lindsay H. Burton on the Hall County Juvenile Court Tutoring Program (georgiacourtsjournal.org)