2018-03-07 / Front Page

Megan Connell seeking Pataula judgeship

Connell Connell Megan Lane Connell has announced she will seek the position Superior Court Judge of the Pataula Judicial Circuit, currently held by retiring Judge Joe Bishop.

“Judge Bishop has served with honor and integrity during his time on the bench as Superior Court Judge,” said the candidate. “I am committed to the law and will work tirelessly to serve all the people of the Pataula Circuit with the same professionalism as Judge Bishop. I am asking that everyone here place their trust in me as their next Superior Court Judge.”

Megan was raised in the Pataula Circuit and has over a decade of experience handling virtually every type of case that would come before the Superior Court.

“I believe I am best qualified to serve the citizens as judge because of my experience as a trial attorney handling all types of criminal and civil cases.”

“I love Southwest Georgia, and I’ve had the privilege of serving my community and representing clients throughout this area,” she said. “After serving as a public defender, prosecutor and private attorney, I’ve really come to appreciate how important it is for a community to have an accessible, responsive person as their Superior Court Judge. If you elect me to be your next Superior Court Judge, I will work tirelessly to ensure that all court proceedings within this circuit move more smoothly and efficiently. I will continue to ensure that the rights of all parties in every case are protected and respected.

Megan is the daughter of Harriet and Ronnie Joe Lane of Donalsonville. She, her husband, Edward, and their son, Eli reside in Seminole County.

According to the Secretary of State website, Keith Day of Blakely and Henry Balkcom of Georgetown have also qualified.

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