Before her appointment to the bench, Judge McMillian earned her law degree at University of Georgia and began her legal career as a federal law clerk for the Honorable William C. O’Kelley of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. She then moved on to be a partner in the litigation department of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, LLP.
McMillian is the first Asian-American judge on the appellate bench in the Southeast. Prior to joining the Court of Appeals, McMillian served as the State Court Judge for Fayette County. In 2012, Fayette County voters overwhelmingly elected her to a full term, and making her the first minority woman elected countywide to any office in the Fayette County history.
On January 24, 2013, Governor Nathan Deal chose Judge Carla Wong McMillian to be appointed as the newest judge on the state Court of Appeals. In addition to her appointment as a judge, McMillian is also a member of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Fayette County Historical Society, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, the Real Life Center, and the Atlanta Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. She is a well-rounded person who has always been a part of groups and communities that help to better society.
With your support, we would like to help Judge Carla Wong McMillian win the election and retain her seat in the Court of Appeals. RMN Global Search will be hosting a fundraiser at TAP Gastropub, located at located at 1180 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 on December 3, 2013. The event will begin at 6:00 pm, and Judge Carla McMillian will speak at 6:30 pm. We would like for everyone to join us, and to continue to support a phenomenal woman and further her career as a judge.
For more information about Judge Carla Wong McMillian, visit her website.
For information about TAP Gastropub, click here.