Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday that he will appoint Kelly Robertson to the Hall County State Court.
Robertson currently works as a Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Northeastern Judicial District District Attorney’s Office.
Robertson will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of BE Roberts III, according to a news release from Gov. Brian Kemp’s office.
She previously served as an assistant district attorney and staff attorney under Judge Kathleen Gaslin.
Robertson earned a BA in sociology from Emory University and a JD from the University of Georgia.
“She is active in her community, serving on the boards of the Gateway Domestic Violence Center, the nonprofit organization Rape Response, and the Mountain Food Bank of Georgia,” the release said.
Robertson also serves as a volunteer instructor and faculty member for the Georgia Prosecuting Attorneys Council.
Robertson and her family live in Gainesville.