Governor Brian P. Kemp announced he will appoint Jeffery O. Monroe to the Superior Court of the Macon Judicial Circuit.
“Given his successful tenure of service on the Bibb County State Court and distinguished legal career in the private sector, I am proud to appoint Jeffery Monroe to the Macon Judicial Circuit Superior Court,” said Governor Kemp. “Without question, Jeffery is the right man for this important job, and I know that he will operate with the utmost integrity and impartiality as he serves his community.”
Jeffery O. Monroe has served on the Bibb County State Court since August 2017. A “Double Dawg,” Jeffery O. Monroe holds his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia. Before serving as a state court judge, Monroe was a partner at Jones Cork, LLP in Macon, specializing in special education, student discipline, and employment discrimination as well as insurance law. Over the years, Monroe has earned multiple awards and honors in the legal community, including the Macon Bar Association’s “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016, The Daily Report’s “40 Georgia Legal Rising Stars to Watch” in 2013, and Georgia Trend Magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2006. Monroe serves on the State Bar of Georgia’s Board of Governors, Second Darien Missionary Baptist Church Board of Deacons, United Way of Central Georgia Board of Trustees, Girl Scouts of Georgia Board of Directors, and several other organizations. His appointment to the Macon Judicial Circuit is effective once he is sworn into office.