January 16, 2013
Gov. Nathan Deal today appointed Carla Wong McMillian to the Court of Appeals of Georgia. McMillian fills the vacancy created by the resignation of the Hon. A. Harris Adams.
Carla Wong McMillian
McMillian is a State Court judge within Fayette County. She is the first Asian-American woman elected judge in the state of Georgia. She was recognized by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association as one of the Best Lawyers Under 40 for 2012, and the National Diversity Council named her the “2010 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Georgia.” She earned her bachelor degree from Duke University and law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. She and her husband, Lance, have two children and reside in Tyrone.