Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has chosen Macon attorney Philip T. Raymond III to be the next Macon Judicial Circuit judge. Raymond, 58, is a partner at Macon’s Shaffer, Raymond and Dalton law firm.
Raymond was appointed to fill a Superior Court judgeship vacated in 2011 by Chief Judge Martha Christian's retirement. Christian is also a Mercer graduate. The Macon Judicial Circuit comprises Bibb, Crawford and Peach counties.