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Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes has appointed Cobb County’s first African-American judge. Bridgett J. Campbell will fill a newly created Cobb State Court post. George “Buddy” Darden, chairman of the state Judicial Nominating Commission, says he expects Campbell to be sworn in over the next two or three weeks. Campbell, 40, is an associate with Cook & Pugh in Marietta, Ga., where she handled criminal cases. Previously, she worked as an assistant solicitor in Cobb. “What made her a good candidate for this post is her familiarity with this court,” Darden says. Campbell is a graduate of Valdosta State University and the University of Akron School of Law. “I think she’ll do an excellent job,” says Matthew C. Flournoy, a principal with Marietta’s Flournoy & Morgan and the brother of newly appointed Cobb Superior Judge Robert E. Flournoy III. Matt Flournoy describes Campbell as well-respected and even-tempered. He says Cobb County has a population of 585,000, and 10 to 12 percent of its residents are black. The appointment of a black judge, he says, “is long overdue.” The other four candidates are white.

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