Gov. Nathan Deal has named three new judges in Columbus and one in Eastman, but his picks may not quell the concerns over the Chattahoochee Circuit’s lack of racial diversity.

Deal announced Tuesday that he had appointed Chattahoochee Circuit State Court Judge Maureen Gottfried and J. Ronald Mullins, a partner at Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, to the circuit’s Superior Court. The governor also appointed Muscogee County Solicitor-General Ben Richardson to replace Gottfried on the State Court bench and solo practitioner C. Michael Johnson to the Oconee Circuit Superior Court.

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