Municipal Court of Atlanta has new interim administrator, chief clerk

The Municipal Court of Atlanta recently announced the appointment of local attorney Rashida A. Davis as the interim court administrator and chief clerk of court.

Given her extensive experience and breadth of knowledge of the organization and departmental needs, the majority of the Court’s Bench confirmed her appointment.

For the past two years, Davis has served as the department’s Deputy Court Administrator where she played an instrumental role in developing the annual budget and evaluating technology service development projects, according to a press release. She also served on strategic planning teams such as the Ransomware Attack Recovery team and the Municipal Court of Atlanta Improvement Task Force.

Prior to this position, Davis served as a Municipal Court of Atlanta staff attorney and has experience as a civil litigation and criminal defense attorney.

As Interim Court Administrator, Davis is responsible for managing a broad range of policy, intergovernmental relations, and operational functions performed by the Municipal Court of Atlanta.

Davis is a graduate of Georgia State University and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She is an active member of the State Bar.

Davis’ appointment was effective Tuesday, Feb. 19.