Nearly all of the law clerks for Fulton County, Ga., Superior Court judges are suing to force a county grievance committee to hear their complaints about their salaries, which the clerks say unfairly lag behind their counterparts in the county attorney’s office.
At issue is a now-rescinded pay incentive program that allowed County Attorney Overtis Hicks Brantley to recruit staff attorneys with salaries that were about $25,000 higher than that set by county personnel guidelines, said A. Lee Parks Jr., the lead lawyer for the judicial clerks. His clients, said Parks, were never given the salary enhancements and continue to work for less than their counterparts in Brantley’s office, although the job qualifications are “identical.”
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