Joseph Cushner

Joseph Cushner, former Solicitor General, was sworn in by Governor Brian Kemp as the new Bulloch County State Court Judge at the State Capital in Atlanta on Thursday.  Family, friends and members of the Bulloch County Legislative delegation attended the swearing in.

Cushner, a native of Statesboro, has served as the elected Solicitor General of Bulloch County since 2017, and previously served as Assistant Solicitor General of Bulloch County and the Assistant District Attorney for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit. As a proud Double Dawg, Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Georgia and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law.

Joseph has held leadership positions in the Georgia Association of Solicitors General, and was named one of the Statesboro Herald’s 20 Under 40 in 2013 following his role as a member of the Leadership Bulloch Class of 2012.

Joseph and his wife, Leslie, have two children.

Photo credits to Barry Morgan.

Retired Judge Gary Mikell
Judge Joseph Cushner with Governor Brian Kemp
Governor Brian Kemp
Leslie, Ella, Charlotte and Joseph Cushner with Governor Brian Kemp
Cushner family with Governor Brian Kemp
Majority Leader Jon Burns, Joseph Cushner, Representative Jan Tankersley, Governor Brian Kemp
Joseph Cushner
Joseph Cushner, Leslie Cushner, Governor Brian Kemp
Judge Joseph Cushner
Governor Brian Kemp Credit: Governor's Office

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