Samuel Ozburn

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Samuel Ozburn
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Court Information:
Alcovy Judicial Circuit, Georgia
Title:   Judge
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Alcovy Judicial Circuit
State:  Georgia
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  July 31, 2012
Election vote:  99.7%ApprovedA

Samuel D. Ozburn is a judge of the Alcovy Circuit of Georgia.[1] His current term expires in 2016.


Ozburn holds degrees from Oxford College of Emory University, The University of Georgia, and Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law.[2]


After graduating from law school in 1976, he began to practice law in Covington, Georgia. He continued working in this capacity until his appointment to the Superior Court.[3] He was appointed to the Alcovy Circuit by Governor Miller in 1995.

Georgia Supreme Court recommendation

Ozburn was one of 9 recommended candidates for a seat on the Georgia Supreme Court in 2009. With the retirement of Leah Ward Sears in June 2009, the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission made a list of 9 candidates believed to be qualified to replace her. Governor Sonny Perdue selected David Nahmias for the appointment.

2012 election

Ozburn ran unopposed for re-election to the Alcovy Superior Court.[4] He was re-elected after receiving 99.7% of the vote in the July 31 election.[5]

See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2012

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