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Cheveda McCamy was sworn in as Newton County's newest Superior Court Judge by Gov. Brian Kemp Monday, Oct. 26.
McCamy, who was the chief assistant district attorney with the Henry County District Attorney's Office, was appointed by Kemp to fill the vacancy created by the passing of the Honorable Horace Johnson Jr.
McCamy holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia and law degree from Mercer University. As an associate attorney, she worked at Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover, P.C. and Lisa R. Roberts & Associates. McCamy later transitioned to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, where she served as a senior assistant district attorney. She served in that same role with the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office before becoming the chief assistant district attorney with the Henry County District Attorney’s Office. She is a member of the NewRock Legal Society, Newton County Bar Association, Walton County Bar Association, Henry County Bar Association, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, National District Attorneys Association, and the National Black Prosecutors Association. McCamy and her family reside in Covington.