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Posted on: February 16, 2017

[ARCHIVED] The City of Hapeville is accepting proposals for Municipal Court Judge position.

Request for Proposal (RFP)


The City of Hapeville Police Department is seeking an individual Attorney to provide services as a Municipal Court Judge through this Request for Proposal (RFP).  All Judges and Attorneys are invited to submit qualifications and proposals for the provision of these services. 

The Municipal Court Judge shall perform all of the duties required of a Municipal Court Judge in the State of Georgia and the Rules of Court, to include presiding at all Municipal Court sessions.  Currently, the Municipal court holds a minimum of two (2) morning arraignments, one (1) trail calendar and one (1) Code Enforcement calendar.  Jail first appearance cases are also heard within forty-eight (48) hours of arrest including holidays.   

The Municipal Court Judge is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of the City Council.  The person selected must take an oath of office, be bondable, and must be willing to be contacted nights, weekends and holidays for approval of Criminal Arrest Warrants, Search Warrants and Subpoenas.  The Presiding Judge must comply with the code of Judicial Conduct and be subject to ethics laws applicable to this office. 

The Municipal Court Judge is the Presiding Judge of the City Of Hapeville Municipal Court, presides over and adjudicates a variety of hearings and trials related to violations of Hapeville City Ordinances, Traffic Offenses, City Code Offenses as well as certain Misdemeanor Offenses in accordance with established legal procedures as prescribed in Georgia State Law and Hapeville City Ordinances.  The Municipal Court Judge imposes appropriate sentences and penalties as prescribed by law and maintains the fee schedule with approval from City Council.  The person selected will communicate with other city, county and state criminal justice agencies and must also coordinate with Solicitors and Public Defenders to ensure due process for all offenders.  

No assignment or transfer of the Contact or any interest in the Contact shall be made by the Municipal Court Judge without prior written consent of the City of Hapeville.  Expected monthly salary will be determined by contract negotiation.  Current monthly salary is $3,000.00.  



  1. Must be a resident of the State of Georgia and an Attorney-At-Law admitted to practice within the State of Georgia and in good standing with the State bar of Georgia; 
  2. Must have at least five (5) years’ experience as a practicing Attorney in the State of Georgia;
  3. Must be bondable;



  1. Professional Resume;
  2. Summary of qualifications and legal services you have provided;
  3. Special training;
  4. Georgia Bar License Number;
  5. Professional references

  Submission of a proposal indicates the acceptance on the part of the Proposer to the terms and conditions of this RFP and agreement to those terms.  There is no expressed or implied obligation on the part of the City of Hapeville to reimburse any responders or proposed vendors for any expense incurred during the preparation of any proposals submit for this request. 

 Any contact made with a City employee in an attempt to influence or persuade the City to select the 

 Proposer will automatically disqualify the Proposer. The City reserves the right to request additional written information or clarification of any proposal submitted or to allow for errors and admissions. The City also reserves the right to reject any or all parts of the proposals submit as it deems appropriate and in the best interest of the City.

Please submit sealed proposal in person or via certified mail to the City Clerk’s Office no later than close of business Friday, March 10, 2017 addressed to:

City of Hapeville


Municipal Court Judge

 3468 North Fulton Ave

Hapeville, Georgia 30354

Attention: Jennifer Elkins

Questions may be submitted in written form no later than (date) to:

RFP Contact:  Jennifer Elkins

Contact Address:  3468 North Fulton Ave

Hapeville, Georgia 30354

Telephone Number: 404-669-2100


Email Address:

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