Nahmias Tapped As Georgia's Next Chief Justice

By Jack Karp (March 11, 2021, 4:09 PM EST) -- Presiding Justice David E. Nahmias was chosen Thursday to be the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Presiding Justice Nahmias, who was elected chief justice unanimously by his colleagues, will succeed current Chief Justice Harold D. Melton, who said in February that he will resign from the court at the start of July, before the end of his term, the announcement said.

"I'm honored that my colleagues have given me the opportunity to lead our court and our state's outstanding judiciary as we face the challenges of emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic," Presiding Justice Nahmias told Law360 Pulse...

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