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Governor Deal appoints Hutchinson 89L to Superior Court bench

Emory University School of Law |

On Nov. 7, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced the appointment of George F. Hutchinson III 89L to the Gwinett County Superior Court Bench.

A former prosecutor, Hutchinson has served as a Gwinett County magistrate court judge since 2004, and was named chief magistrate in 2007. He succeeds Judge William Ray II, who was appointed by Deal to the Georgia Court of Appeals in July.

Hutchinson previously served as senior assistant district attorney in Gwinnett County and assistant district attorney for Coweta County.

He and his wife, Julie, reside in Lawrenceville with their two children.