January 4, 2018 – Peter J. Skandalakis, District Attorney of Coweta Judicial Circuit, has been appointed Executive Director of the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council, effective January 4, 2018. Skandalakis succeeds former Executive Director Chuck Spahos, who has taken a position with the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys.
Skandalakis is a career prosecutor who previously served as District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit. He has spent his entire legal career as a prosecutor in the Coweta Judicial Circuit since graduating from the University of Georgia School Of Law in 1984. He began as an Assistant District Attorney, was promoted to Chief Assistant in 1987, and was appointed the District Attorney in 1992. Later in the same year, he won a contested election, and was re-elected without opposition each following term.
“Pete is an excellent addition to the Council,” said Spahos. “His experience and leadership in prosecution and criminal justice are unparalleled, and I know he will serve this post with great honor.”