The District Attorneys' Association of Georgia and the Georgia Association of Solicitors-General announced their picks for the state's top prosecutors for 2011 at the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia's annual Summer Conference.
This year, four outstanding members of the prosecutorial community were recognized as the Solicitor-General, Assistant Solicitor-General, District Attorney, and Assistant District Attorney of the Year. The Georgia Association of Solicitors-General recognized Terry Turner of Appling County as Solicitor-General of the Year and Todd Hayes of Cobb County as Assistant Solicitor-General of the Year. The District Attorneys' Association of Georgia recognized Danny Porter of the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit as the 2011 District Attorney of the Year. Cliff Sticher of the Appalachian Judicial Circuit was named the 2011 Assistant District Attorney of the Year.
One other award was given at the 2011 Summer Conference. J. David Miller, District Attorney in the Southern Judicial Circuit, received the "Extra Mile" award for his work during the 2011 General Assembly.