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J. Wade Padgett on short list for Georgia Court of Appeals



An Augusta judge is a nominee to fill a vacancy on the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Columbia County Superior Court Judge J. Wade Padgett is one of five recommended by the state Judicial Nominating Commission from a pool of 19 applications.

The vacancy was created by the to fill the vacancy creat...

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  1. Years ago I had had the privilege and honor of working for the DA’s office and Judge Padgett was among the stellar lawyers and staff working at that time. He was then a very bright and fair person in all aspects of the law. He is a great choice for this position in making these kinds of judgements.

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