|Current Court Information:|
|Georgia Court of Appeals|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Roy Barnes|
|Past post:||Dougherty Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge|
|Undergraduate:||Morehouse College, 1964|
|Law School:||Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1971|
|Candidate for:||Georgia Court of Appeals|
|Election information 2012:|
|Election date:||July 31, 2012|
Herbert Phipps is a presiding judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals. He was appointed to this position by Governor Barnes on July 12, 1999. He was re-elected by voters in 2000, 2006, and 2012. His current term on the court ends on December 31, 2018.
Herbert Phipps graduated from Morehouse College in 1964 and went on to receive his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1971.
Herbert Phipps began his legal career in 1971, working for the law firm of C.B. King, which emphasized civil rights litigation. In 1983, Phipps left the firm to practice law on his own until 1995. During this time, he worked as a part-time Magistrate and Associate Judge of the Dougherty County State Court from 1980 to 1988. After this, he was appointed to the Dougherty Circuit Juvenile Court. He was elevated to the Dougherty Circuit Superior Court in 1995, where he served until his appointment to the Court of Appeal.
Judge Phipps ran unopposed for retention in the 2012 election. He was re-elected after receiving over 99 percent of the vote.
- See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2012
- Judge Phipps biography
- 2000 General Election Results
- 2006 General Election Results
- Georgia Court of Appeals See judges' term information
- Albany Herald, "Phipps named chief appeals judge," May 21, 2013
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Preliminary List of Candidates on the July 31, 2012 General Non-Partisan Election Ballot," Accessed May 29, 2012