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Lovett Bennett Jr. appointed Bulloch Superior Court Judge by Governor Deal

Congratulations to Judge Lovett Bennett!

Statesboro attorney Lovett Bennett, Jr. has been appointed to serve as Bulloch County’s next Superior Court Judge after an appointment by Governor Nathan Deal.

The appointment was made official on July 18.

Bennett is the sole practitioner of Lovett Bennett, Jr., Attorney at Law, P.C. and also serves as municipal court judge for the cities of Brooklet and Register. He’ll no longer be able to serve in these capacities once he’s sworn in in Bulloch County Superior Court.

Bennett earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University, a master’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University and a law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Bennett and his wife, Missy, have two children and reside in Statesboro.

The Honorable Lovett Bennett, Jr. will fill the vacancy in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit created by the resignation of the Honorable William E. Woodrum, Jr.

Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for

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