District Attorney and Solicitor - General of the Year Awards 2009

The District Attorneys' Association of Georgia and the Georgia Association of Solicitors-General announce their picks for the state's top prosecutors for 2009. This year, four outstanding members of the prosecutorial community were recognized as the 2009 Solicitor-General, Assistant Solicitor-General, District Attorney, and Assistant District Attorney of the Year. This year, the Georgia Association of Solicitors-General recognized Brian Fortner, Solicitor-General of Douglas County, as Solicitor-General of the Year and Sandra Guest, Assistant Solicitor-General of Lowndes County as Assistant Solicitor-General of the Year. The District Attorneys' Association of Georgia recognized Stephen Kelley, District Attorney for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit, as the 2009 District Attorney of the Year. Van Pearlberg, Assistant District Attorney of the Cobb Judicial Circuit, was named the 2009 Assistant District Attorney of the Year.