Judge Jim Anderson
Judge Jim Anderson

A Sandy Springs judge has been elected to serve as president of the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judges, the city announced on Aug. 9.

Judge Jim Anderson will serve a one year term. The organization provides support and training for city judges throughout the state of Georgia.

“In his capacity as President, Judge Anderson serves as a voting member of the Judicial Council of Georgia, comprised of representatives of each class of courts in Georgia, including the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Superior, State, Probate and Magistrate Courts,” a press release from the city says. “The Judicial Council is the general oversight body created by the Georgia Supreme Court.  Judge Anderson also serves on the Judicial Council Policy and Legislative Committee, and on the State Bar of Georgia’s Bench and Bar Committee.”

Anderson was the first judge in Sandy Springs, first appointed in 2005. He also serves as a Fulton County Magistrate.

Dan Whisenhunt wrote for Reporter Newspapers from 2011-2014. He is the founder and editor of Decaturish.com