Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Georgia Democratic Delegation Selects Judicial Advisory Panel

Feb 19, 2009
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Georgia’s Democratic Congressional delegation has selected an informal panel to advise the delegation regarding Presidential appointments to selected judgeships on the district courts, U.S. Attorneys, and U.S. Marshals in Georgia. President Obama has asked the delegation to make recommendations for these positions, and the delegation will consider the advice of the panel when making its recommendations to the President.

At present, applications are being taken for the following openings:

  • Three for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • One for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • The U.S. Attorney for all three districts
  • The U.S. Marshal for all three districts

Expressions of interest should be accompanied by a resume. Applicants should be prepared to respond to requests for additional information from members of the panel. Interested individuals should apply as soon as possible, but no later than March 2, 2009, to George (Buddy) Darden, at

Members of the panel are as follows:

Senator David Adelman
Tom Bordeaux, Esq.
Senator Robert Brown
Robert Burroughs, Esq.
Jim Butler, Esq.
Charles Byrd, Esq.
George (Buddy) Darden, Esq. – Chairman
Harold Franklin, Esq.
Sharon Gay, Esq.
Judge Jack Ruffin
Nyota Tucker, Esq.
Michael Williams, Esq.