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The Court of Appeals of Georgia to Welcome Judge Herbert Phipps Back

The Court of Appeals announces Senior Judge Herbert Phipps will return to the Court of Appeals and assume the duties of Judge Christian Coomer. All of Judge Coomer’s cases and responsibilities will be transferred to Judge Phipps effective January 4, 2021.

Senior Judge Phipps was appointed to the Court of Appeals in July 1999 by Governor Roy Barnes. Since his retirement in 2016, this will be the third time Judge Phipps will assist the Court of Appeals by filling a temporary vacancy. The Court is tremendously grateful and appreciative of Judge Phipps willingness to assist and continue to serve the citizens of Georgia.