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DeKalb judicial candidates to be interviewed

Twenty-five applicants remain in the competition to fill two judicial vacancies in DeKalb County's courthouse.

The Georgia Judicial Nominating commission narrowed down the list after reviewing all of the 72 lawyers, judges and lawmakers who were nominated for the positions. The JNC will select finalists to submit to Gov. Nathan Deal after conducting interviews Monday.

Deal will then choose replacements for DeKalb State Court Judge Eleanor Ross, who is now a U.S. district court judge, and DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker, who has said she’ll retire March 1.

Here are the 25 applicants who will be interviewed:

J. Max Davis

E. Noreen Banks-Ware

Denise VanLanduyt

Akintunde Akinyele

Ronald Ramsey Sr.

Rebecca Crumrine Rieder

Mike Jacobs

Todd Boyce

Janis C. Gordon

Ronnie Dixon

Donna Coleman Stribling

Kiesha Storey

Jean-Paul Boulee

Lisa E. Chang

Jeffrey W. Stump

La Tisha Dear

Nicole M. Golden

Susan Coppedge Amato

Robert F. Dallas

Gregory J. Lohmeier

Brian K. Ross

Jonathan Granade

V. Natasha Perdew Silas

Christopher W. Timmons

Tony DelCampo

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