Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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Chief Judge of the State Court of Forsyth County T. Russell McClelland has been elected to serve as President of the Council of State Court Judges of Georgia.


“When 129 of your peers ask you to serve, it’s an honor. I deeply appreciate it and accept this honor on behalf of the people of Forsyth County,” said Judge McClelland. “Without their faith and support, I wouldn’t have the opportunity to serve. I will continue to be an ambassador for my home county and to represent all State Courts to the best of my ability.”


The Council of State Court Judges of Georgia is made up of more than 147 State Court judges and senior judges throughout the state. State Courts are the highest level of county- supported trial court in the Judicial Branch of Georgia.


As president, Judge McClelland will lead the council in finding ways to fulfill its mission to further the improvement of the State Court and the quality and expertise of its judges, to maintain the impartiality of the judiciary, ensure the fair, efficient and uniform administration of justice, and enhance public confidence in the judicial system.


Judge McClelland is also a member of the Judicial Council which is the governing body of the Judicial Branch of Georgia.

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    Cumming GA 30040
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    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.