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L-R: Hall County Solicitor and Georgia Commission on Family Violence Chairwoman Stephanie Woodard, new Executive Director April Ross, GCV Commissioners Jacqueline Bunn and Michelle Bedingfield. Courtesy photo L-R: Hall County Solicitor and Georgia Commission on Family Violence Chairwoman Stephanie Woodard, new Executive Director April Ross, GCV Commissioners Jacqueline Bunn and Michelle Bedingfield. Courtesy photo

A prosecutor shot and paralyzed by her husband after she filed for divorce has become a champion for survivors of intimate partner violence. Now she will lead a statewide effort to end it.

The Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) announced that April Ross will be its new executive director. The news came during the agency’s 25th annual Statewide Family Violence Conference at the Classic Center in Athens this week. She has bipartisan support.

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Katheryn Tucker

Katheryn Hayes Tucker is an Atlanta-based reporter covering legal news for the Daily Report and other ALM publications.

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