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Hon. Thomas Craig Earnest

Pataula Circuit Superior Court


Judge T. Craig Earnest was appointed Superior Court Judge of the Pataula Judicial Circuit by Governor Nathan Deal on January 9, 2018.  He served as District Attorney of the Pataula Judicial Circuit from January 1, 2009, to January 8, 2018.  Judge Earnest also served as an Assistant District Attorney for 9 years and was in private practice from 1994 to 1999.  Judge Earnest received his JD degree from the University of Alabama, AB degree from the University of Georgia, and AA degree from Bainbridge Junior College.  He and his wife, Kem, have two daughters and reside in Donalsonville.