Press Releases

The Honorable Stephanie Howells   Appointed to the Court: 2006 Counties Covered: Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Clayton, Fayette, Forsyth, Hall, Hancock, Jackson, Jones, Putnam, Washington, and Walton Education: Bachelor of Science: Nursing – Louisiana State University Medical Center Juris Doctorate (cum laude) – Loyola University School of Law Hometown: Arabi, Louisiana......

In furtherance of its goal to remain knowledgeable about all aspects of Georgia life, the Administrative Court’s judicial staff recently met with Major General Thomas M. Carden, the Adjutant General of the Georgia Department of Defense, to discuss Georgia’s National Guard and its current initiatives. In addition to an overview......

The Honorable Carol Walker-Russell   Appointed to the Court: 2000 Counties Covered: Bartow, DeKalb, Gordon, Jasper, Newton, Rockdale and Walton Education: Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice – Georgia State University Juris Doctorate – Georgia State University College of Law Hometown: Atlanta A School Field Trip Sparks a Judicial Dream Judge......

The Honorable Shakara Barnes Appointed to the Court: 2018 Counties Covered: Northern Circuit: Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, and Walker Southern Circuit: Appling, Bacon, Bleckley, Brantley, Charlton, Clinch, Dodge, Emanuel, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Pierce, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Twiggs, Ware, Wheeler, and Wilkinson Education: Bachelor of Arts: Political Science – Florida......

Every year, OSAH is responsible for tens of thousands of cases involving dozens of state agencies and hundreds of distinct issues. A single week in the life of an OSAH judge may involve interpreting a new environmental regulation, adjudicating a licensing case involving an issue of first impression, and holding......