Superior Court of Fulton County Announces New Jurists to Fulton County Juvenile Court | Print |

 The Superior Court of Fulton County is proud to announce the appointment of two new presiding jurists to the Juvenile Court Bench which include Associate Judge Juliette W. Scales and Willie J. Lovett, Jr. 

Selected by the Superior Court Bench of Fulton County, the new Judges will join the Juvenile Court to hear cases involving allegations of deprivation (abuse and neglect), unruly conduct, delinquency, parental rights and traffic violations for juveniles. While the Juvenile Court previously held only two presiding positions, the Superior Court has recently established a third position to serve families and children in Fulton County.


The two new appointees come well credentialed to their new role as Presiding Judges in the Juvenile Court. A graduate from Washington College of Law in 1987, Judge Scales has served as an Associate Judge at the Fulton County Juvenile Court for ten (10) years and has previous experience as a Special Assistant Attorney General in DeKalb County, an Assistant District Attorney in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit and an Assistant State Attorney in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.

The second appointee, Willie J. Lovett Jr., is a 1988 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1991 graduate of the Emory Law School Masters Program. Lovett joins the Juvenile Court Bench with more than (10) years of private practice experience and has previously served in the City of Atlanta Department of Law as an Assistant City Attorney, and the Fulton County Attorney’s Office as a Managing Attorney. Lovett most recently served as the Director of Fulton County’s Office of the Child Attorney. 

The two new jurists will be sworn in on May 21, 2013. Judge Bradley Boyd currently serves as the Chief Judge of the Juvenile Court of Fulton County.


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The Superior Court of Fulton County is Georgia's busiest trial court of general jurisdiction. The twenty Judges of the Superior Court preside over more than 30,000 administrative appeals, civil, major criminal and domestic relations cases, annually. With a yearly budget of more than $25 million, the Court works diligently to offer Fulton County citizens meaningful access to the judicial system. Three divisions, Diversionary Drug Court, the Family Division and Business Court, provide specialized services to citizens.

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