Ben Miller appointed to fill Superior Court judgeship vacated by Mack Crawford


Ben Miller Jr. has been appointed to serve as a Superior Court judge in the Griffin Judicial Circuit.

Miller’s appointment by Governor Brian Kemp will fill the judicial vacancy created by the resignation of Mack Crawford.

“In a competitive selection process, Ben Miller, Jr. clearly stood out among the candidates, and I am honored to appoint him to serve on the Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court. He has the right credentials, temperament, and willingness to serve, and I know that he will excel as a member of the Judiciary,” Kemp said.

Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from North Georgia College and a law degree from John Marshall Law School. He has served as an attorney, solicitor, juvenile court judge pro tempore, municipal court judge, associate juvenile court judge and is the presiding judge of Spalding County Juvenile Court.

He is a member of the Sixth Judicial District Alternative Dispute Resolution Board of Directors, Spalding County Collaborative Board of Directors, Thomaston-Upson Arts Council, Upson Historical Society and Thomaston First United Methodist Church. He is also a founding member of the Thomaston-Upson Community Foundation Inc. and the chairman of the Upson-Pike Eagle Scout Review Board. He and his family reside in Thomaston.

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  1. Sherry Adegunwa says:

    Ben Miller Jr is the most prejudiced judge that I have ever met especially in the juvenile court. So I am sure he will do very well in his new position.

  2. Angelica Grant says:

    Ben Millers loyalty and decisions are easily bent went it is in his best interest. God help your county.

  3. McElroy, Randy says:

    Ben Miller jr. A fine man, an honorable man, he will serve Spalding county well

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