Deal appoints two Clayton County judges

December 19, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of the Honorable Aaron Mason and Ms. Kathryn Powers to judgeships in Clayton County. Mason will fill the Superior Court vacancy created by the passage of House Bill 804 during the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Powers will fill the State Court vacancy being created by Judge Mason’s appointment to the Superior Court. The appointments will take effect upon swearing in.

Aaron B. Mason
Mason has served as a State Court Judge of Clayton County since 2010. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from the Emory University School of Law. Mason and his wife, Donna, have two children and reside in Jonesboro.

Kathryn L. Powers
Powers is the executive assistant district attorney for the Clayton Judicial Circuit. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Georgia State University and a law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Powers resides in Jonesboro.