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Harrell appointed as new chief magistrate judge in Brunswick

April 2, 2019

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — With former Glynn County Chief Magistrate Judge Alex Atwood joining the Kemp administration as commissioner of the state Department of Administrative Services, the superior court judges of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit have appointed Wallace Harrell to serve the rest of Atwood’s term.

The News reports Harrell previously served as a deputy magistrate judge in Glynn County since 2010 and has been a partner in the firm of Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford and Martin for more than 55 years. He also served as an attorney for the Southeast Georgia Health System for more than 25 years and served on the Georgia State Board of Bar Examiners from 1989 to 1994.

Harrell graduated from Mercer’s law school and earned his license to practice law in Georgia in 1956.

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Information from: The News, http://www.thebrunswicknews.com