Deal announces judicial appointment within Gwinnett County

August 13, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of Shawn Fitzpatrick Bratton as state court judge of Gwinnett County. Bratton will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Hon. Randy Rich to the Superior Court bench in May. The appointment will take effect upon swearing in.

Shawn Fitzpatrick Bratton

Bratton is a senior associate attorney with Mahaffey Pickens Tucker, LLP in Lawrenceville. He also serves as a part-time magistrate judge with the Magistrate Court of Gwinnett County. Bratton earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and his law degree from the Georgia State College of Law. He and his wife, Nidia, have two children and reside in Suwanee.