State Court Solicitor’s Office
Joseph Cushner, Solicitor-General
Mark Lanier, Assistant Solicitor-General
Cheri Smoak, Administrative Assistant
P.O. Box 1866
Statesboro, Georgia 30459
Phone: (912) 489-6622
Fax: (912) 489-7808
Summary of the department:
- The Solicitor-General is an elected county constitutional officer.
- The Solicitor support the State Court by prosecuting civil cases not reserved by the Constitution or the Superior Court; misdemeanor criminal offenses; traffic offenses in the unincorporated Bulloch County including Brooklet, Register and Portal and the Magistrate Court when demanded; and appeals for Magistrate Court decisions.
- Bulloch County is one of approximately 20 counties in the State of Georgia with a full-time Solicitor-General.
- The Solicitor-General assists the Clerk of Courts, Sheriff, and the State Court in processing over 10,000 traffic and misdemeanor cases.