In a recent announcement, Governor Brian P. Kemp has appointed three individuals to fill Superior Court vacancies in various circuits across the state.
Mark Hendrix, founder, and sole practitioner of Mark Hendrix, P.C., has been appointed to the Atlantic Judicial Circuit vacancy created by SB 66. Hendrix brings a wealth of experience, having served as the Solicitor General of Liberty County, Long County, and Richmond Hill. He has also been an assistant District Attorney for almost a decade in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit. Hendrix earned his bachelor’s from the University of Florida and his J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.
Barry Fleming, founding partner of Fleming Nelson, LLP, in Augusta, has been appointed to the Columbia Judicial Circuit vacancy following the retirement of Judge James Blanchard, Jr. Fleming, a member of the Georgia House of Representatives since 2013, has previously served as the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He has also chaired the Columbia County Board of Commissioners and received several awards for his service. Fleming earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia.
Alison Sosebee, currently serving as the District Attorney of the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, has been appointed to fill the vacancy in the same circuit created by the passing of Judge John Worcester. Sosebee has a diverse legal background, previously working as a sole practitioner and holding various positions in municipal courts and as a city attorney. She is actively involved in professional organizations and her community, serving on multiple boards and committees. Sosebee earned both her bachelor’s and J.D. from the University of Georgia.