2020 Georgia Code
Title 15 - Courts
Chapter 18 - Prosecuting Attorneys
Article 3 - Solicitors-General of State Courts
§ 15-18-63. Part-Time and Full-Time Solicitors-General and Employees; Private Practice of Law

Universal Citation: GA Code § 15-18-63 (2020)
  1. The General Assembly by local law shall determine whether the solicitor-general shall be a full-time or part-time solicitor-general.
  2. A full-time solicitor-general of the state court or any full-time employees of the solicitor-general shall not engage in the private practice of law.
  3. A part-time solicitor-general of the state court and any part-time assistant solicitor-general may engage in the private practice of law but shall not represent defendants in criminal matters in such solicitor-general's state court or appear on behalf of any client, other than the state, in any matter that is within the duties of such solicitor-general.

(Code 1981, §15-18-63, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 748, § 2; Ga. L. 2013, p. 674, § 1/SB 96.)

The 2013 amendment, effective July 1, 2013, in subsection (b), substituted "shall not engage" for "may not engage"; and, in subsection (c), substituted "law but shall not represent defendants in criminal matters" for "law, but may not practice" near the middle and substituted "or appear on behalf of any client, other than the state, in any matter that is within the duties of such solicitor-general" for "or appear in any matter in which that solicitor-general has exercised jurisdiction" at the end.

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