January 5, 2023
By Sarah B. "Sally" Akins
Gwinnett Daily Post, Lawrenceville
To the Editor:
The State Bar of Georgia congratulates Jaletta Long Smith of Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., in Duluth on her appointment by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve as a judge for the State Court of Gwinnett County.
Judge Smith will be well served by her nine years of experience in the legal profession, including service as a law clerk to jurists in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Arkansas and private practice as a litigation associate at Andersen, Tate & Carr.
By accepting this new role, Judge Smith demonstrates a commitment to serving the justice system in Gwinnett County. We wish her well as a State Court judge.
Sarah B. “Sally” Akins
President, State Bar of Georgia