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Associate Juvenile Court judges elevated

12/6/2013, 6 a.m.

DeKalb Juvenile Court Associate Judges Linda Bratton Haynes and Vincent C. Crawford have been appointed full judges effective Jan. 1.

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Linda Bratton Haynes

DeKalb Superior Court Chief Judge Gregory Adams said the new judgeships were created and filled after an extensive review and selection process.

“I am proud of these appointments and truly believe that the citizens of DeKalb will be proud of the work that both of these judges will be doing in the coming years,” Adams said in the Dec. 4 announcement.

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Vincent C. Crawford

The four-year appointments were approved unanimously on Nov. 3 by all the Superior Court judges of the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit.

Haynes holds a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University and has been at Juvenile Court since 2002. Crawford has a Juris Doctorate from Mercer University and has been at the court since 2006.