Finalists for Cobb judicial vacancy announced

Three judges and an Atlanta lawyer are finalists to fill a vacancy on the Cobb County Superior Court bench.

Gov. Nathan Deal’s Judicial Nominating Commission has recommended these candidates: Cobb Juvenile Judge Juanita P. Stedman, Cobb State Court Judges Maria Golick and Robert D. Leonard II and Mark VanderBroek, a partner for the firm Troutman Sanders. The vacancy was created by the retirement of Superior Court Judge George Kreeger.

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