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Governor Kemp Names Joyette Holmes Cobb District Attorney

Governor Brian Kemp has named the Cobb Judicial Circuit’s Chief Magistrate Judge Joyette Holmes as its incoming District Attorney. Holmes will be the first female and first African-American to hold the position. The Valdosta, Georgia native is University of Georgia graduate.

“Judge Holmes is a servant leader in her community, and I am very excited to select her as Cobb’s new District Attorney," said Governor Brian P. Kemp. "I know Joyette will put the safety of Cobb families first and always do the right thing - even when no one is watching."

"I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to serve the people of Cobb County, and I thank Governor Kemp for the trust that he has placed in me," said Judge Holmes. "I look forward to ensuring Georgians within my jurisdiction remain safe and continue to prosper in our great state."

She takes over for Vic Reynolds, who was appointed director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in February by Kemp.