PAC Welcomes New Members and Appoints New Leadership
Morrow, GA – The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia (PAC) has appointed Cordele Judicial Circuit District Attorney Brad Rigby and Clayton Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tasha Mosley to serve as the newest members of the Council. Rigby and Mosley were selected to fill the vacancies previously filled by former Eastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Meg Heap and former Tifton Judicial Circuit District Attorney Paul Bowden.
The Council consists of nine members; six district attorneys and three solicitors-general. “As career prosecutors, District Attorney Rigby and District Attorney Mosley bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Council,” said PAC Executive Director Pete Skandalakis. “They are both well-respected leaders in their local communities and will serve Georgia’s prosecutors well.”
The Council also appointed Oconee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tim Vaughn to serve as Council Chair.
“District Attorney Vaughn is currently the longest serving district attorney in our State,” said Skandalakis. “The Council is fortunate to have his leadership and guidance as we work to assist Georgia’s newly elected prosecutors transitioning into office.”
Timothy G. Vaughn graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Criminal Justice in 1981, and went on to graduate cum laude from the Walter F. Georgia School of Law at Mercer University in 1984. He served as an assistant district attorney for the Oconee Judicial Circuit beginning in 1985 and assumed the role of Chief Assistant District Attorney in 1989. Vaughn was appointed District Attorney in 1994 and continues to serve as District Attorney of the Oconee Judicial Circuit. He is currently the longest serving District Attorney of the state’s 49 District Attorneys.
Bradford L. Rigby graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1995 and cum laude from the University of Mississippi Lamar School of Law in 1998. He has served as District Attorney for the Cordele Judicial Circuit since 2016 when he was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal. Rigby was awarded the 2014 Thompson-Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Member for his work during PAC’s Basic Litigation Course, an annual training course for new prosecutors.
Tasha M. Mosley is a 1996 graduate of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, and began her prosecution career in 1998. Mosley served as Clayton County Solicitor-General from 2009 to 2020 when she was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp to serve as District Attorney for the Clayton Judicial Circuit. This will be her second term of service on the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia having previously served on the Council from 2014 to 2018.
The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia (PAC) is the overarching judicial branch government agency supporting Georgia prosecutors and their staff, which includes 49 District Attorney Offices (primarily Felony cases) and 66 Solicitor-General Offices (only Misdemeanor cases). Other strategic and administrative functions include: training, professional development and mandatory continuing legal education; legal research assistance, preparation of prosecution manuals, trial and appellate practice support, and assistance with legislation review and analysis; payroll for 800+ employees, procurement, budgeting and asset management and; technology procurement, information management and technical support. For more information visit the PAC website: www.pacga.org
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