Tommy Smith Named to Fill Vacancy on Superior Court
Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Monday the selection of Tommy J. Smith of Lyons to fill a vacancy on the Superior Court of the Middle Judicial Circuit. Smith will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Kathy Palmer. 'I am confident that Tommy will serve Georgians well on the Middle Judicial Circuit,' said Kemp. 'He has the right background, expertise, and temperament for this role, and I know he will lead by example and excel on the bench.'
Smith earned his bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University and law degree from the University of Georgia. He has served as a law clerk, attorney, municipal court judge, solicitor general, and state court judge. Smith is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association.