Ogeechee Circuit Serving Effingham, Screven, Jenkins, and Bulloch Counties

The Honorable William Woodrum Jr., Chief Judge
The Honorable F. Gates Peed
The Honorable John R. Turner 
The Honorable Faye S. Martin, Senior Judge
The Honorable William J. Neville, Senior Judge
The Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley, Effingham County Judge of Probate Court
The Honorable Lee Deloach, Bulloch County Judge of Probate Court
The Honorable Wanda Burke, Jenkins County Judge of Probate Court
The Honorable Debbie Brown, Screven County Judge of Probate Court

Charles Sikes, Clerk of Court for Bulloch County
Elizabeth Z. Hursey, Clerk of Court for Effingham County
Elizabeth T. Landing, Clerk of Court for Jenkins County
Janis Reddick, Clerk of Court for Screven County


The Honorable William Woodrum Jr., Chief Judge
P.O. Box 805
Millen, GA  30442 
(478) 982-0109
(912) 764-4251
Fax: (912)764-4947

  • Georgia Southern University
  • The University of Georgia
  • Augusta Law School, J.D.

Judge Woodrum was appointed to the bench in 1995.  He has served as its Chief Judge since 2001.  Prior to his appointment, Judge Woodrum was county attorney for Jenkins County and served as the Judge of the Recorder's Court in Millen.


The Honorable F. Gates PeedJudge Peed
P.O. Box 967
Statesboro, GA  30459 
(912) 764-6095
Fax: (912) 489-3148

  • The University of Georgia
  • Mercer University, J.D.

Before being elected to the Superior Court in 2000, Judge Peed served as Solicitor General and Judge of the State Court of Bulloch County.


The Honorable John R. Turner (Robbie)
P.O. Box 1453
Statesboro, GA  30459
(912) 764-9607
Fax:  (912) 764-3835

  • Georgia Southern University
  • The University of Georgia School of Law, J.D.

Judge Turner was elected to the Superior Court in 1996.  He had perviously served as Public Defender and Assistant District Attorney for the Ogeechee Circuit.  He also served as State Court Judge for Bulloch County.  Judge Turner resides in Statesboro.


The Honorable Faye Sanders Martin, Senior Judge
P.O. Box 803
Judge MartinStatesboro, GA  30459
(912) 587-2244
fayes.martin@bulloch.net

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Woodrow Wilson College of Law, J.D.

Judge Martin was the 11th child born into her family during the Depression.  She grew up to become the first woman attorney in Bulloch County, the first woman appointed to the Superior Court Bench in the State of Georgia as well as the first woman Chief Superior Court Judge in the State. Her story has been recorded by Rebecca Davis and Sandra Peacock in their book Judge Faye Sanders Martin: Head Full of Sense, Heart Full of Gold.


The Honorable William J. Neville, Senior Judge
P.O. Box 683
Statesboro, GA  30459
(912) 865-2829  Fax: (912) 865-3876
jandrn@bulloch.net 

  • Mercer University
  • Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.

Judge Neville followed his father into the practice of law and, for 35 years, was in private practice at the firm of Neville & Neville.  He was an elected member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1951-1952.  From 1953 until his appointment to the bench in 1984, Judge Neville was the attorney for Bulloch County.  He was Judge of the Recorder's Court in Statesboro for 31 years and also served as the attorney for the Bulloch County Board of Education.  He has been a Senior Judge since 1997.


Judge Mosley

The Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley
Effingham County Judge of Probate Court
700 N. Pine Street
Effingham, GA  31329 
(912) 754-2112  Fax: (912) 754-3894 

  • The University of Georgia
Judge Mosley background is in real estate and she was awarded "Rookie of the Year" by ERA's Sea Island Council.  Born and raised in Effingham County, she is a member of the Effingham Historical Society and the Springfield Garden Club.  She has served in the Probate Court since 2008.

Judge Deloach

The Honorable Lee Deloach
Bulloch County Judge of Probate Court
P.O. Box 1005
Statesboro, GA  30459
(912) 498-8749  Fax: (912) 764-8740 

In addition to his duties as Probate Court judge, Mr. Deloach is the Director of AgSouth Farm Credit and is a timber farmer.


The Honorable Wanda Burke
Jenkins County Judge of Probate Court
P.O. Box 904
Millen, GA  30442
(478) 982-5581  Fax: (478) 982-2829


The Honorable Debbie Brown
Screven County Judge of Probate Court
216 Mims Rd., Suite 107
Sylvania, GA  30467
(912) 564-2783  Fax: (912) 564-9139


Charles Sikes
Clerk of Court, Bulloch County
20 Siebald Street
Statesboro, GA  30458
(912) 764-9009  Fax: (912) 764-5953


Clerk Hursey

Elizabeth Z. Hursey
Clerk of Court, Effingham County
700 N. Pine Street
Springfield, GA  31329
(912) 754-2118  Fax: (912) 754-6023


Elizabeth T. Landing
Clerk of Court, Jenkins County
P.O. Box 659
Millen, GA  30442
(478) 982-4683  Fax: (478) 982-1278


Janis Reddick
Clerk of Court, Screven County
P.O. Box 156
Sylvania, GA  30467
(912) 564-2614  Fax: (912) 564-2622

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