Samir Patel Appointed as District Attorney in Georgia
Governor Brian Kemp has named Samir Patel as the new district attorney for Bartow and Gordon counties in Georgia’s Cherokee Judicial Circuit. Patel previously served as president of the Bartow County Bar Association and the Bartow County Exchange Club. He was also an assistant public defender in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit for five years. Since 2010, Patel has served as Associate Attorney of White and Choate in Cartersville, and since 2017, as Municipal Court Judge of Euharlee. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Advocates for Children. Previously, he had served as a part-time instructor at ITT Technical Institute in Kennesaw, teaching criminal law, constitutional law, and ethics. Born in Houston, Patel earned his B.S. and B.B.A. from East Tennessee State University in 2001. At Georgia State College of Law, he received his J.D. in 2005. As an attorney, he specialized in criminal defense, family law, and general litigation.
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