Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Appoints Henry County's Chief Judge McGarity to Swear in State Senators

January 12, 2009

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle welcomed the Honorable Arch McGarity, Chief Judge of the Henry County Superior Court, to the State Senate today to swear in Georgia’s State Senators.  

“We were proud to choose Judge McGarity to swear in our Senators and participate in one of our most valued traditions.  Judge McGarity is a man of integrity who has worked diligently for justice in the state of Georgia and is someone I am honored to call a friend,” Lt. Governor Casey Cagle said.

Born in Henry County, Georgia, Judge McGarity has been a lifelong resident of McDonough.  He graduated from the University of Georgia and MercerLawSchool. While in private practice, Judge McGarity served as City Attorney for McDonough, Assistant County Attorney for HenryCounty and Judge of the McDonough Recorders Court.  McGarity was appointed Superior Court Judge in the Flint Circuit by Governor Zell Miller in 1996. He and his wife, Sandra, have three children and attend WesleyWayUnitedMethodistChurch.