Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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Deal appoints Sarah Hawkins Warren to Supreme Court of Georgia

August 22, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of the Honorable Sarah Hawkins Warren as a justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Warren will fill the vacancy created by the confirmation of the Honorable Britt Grant to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. The appointment will take effect upon swearing in.

Sarah Hawkins Warren
Warren currently serves as the solicitor general in the Office of the Georgia Attorney General. She previously worked as the deputy solicitor general and as special counsel for water litigation in the Georgia Attorney General’s Office. Warren was also a partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, D.C. She clerked for the Honorable Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and for Chief Judge J.L. Edmondson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Warren earned bachelor’s degrees, magna cum laude, in Public Policy and Spanish from Duke University and a law degree, magna cum laude, from the Duke University School of Law. She and her husband, Blaise, have two children and reside in Atlanta.