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EDUCATION

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Juris Doctor; University of Georgia School of Law, May 1998. Master of Public Administration; University of Georgia, June 1995. Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice; University of Georgia, June 1993. Brookwood High School; Thomasville, Georgia, 1989.

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WORK EXPERIENCE

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Municipal Court Judge – City of Bainbridge, April 1, 2007 – Present

Municipal Court Judge – City of Cairo, October 1, 2001 – Present

Recorders Court Judge – City of Whigham, August 1, 2001 – Present

Municipal Court Judge – City of Climax, July 2, 2007 – Present

Municipal Court Judge – City of Donalsonville, September 2008 – Present

Municipal Court Judge РCity of Meigs, July 2015 РPresent

Assistant Magistrate Court Judge – Grady County, 2004 – 2009

The Law Office of Joshua C. Bell, LLC; November 17, 2009 – Present

Kirbo, Kendrick & Bell, LLC; July 1, 2001 – November 16, 2009

Chason, Willett & Bell LLP; August 1998 – July 1, 2001

Hudson, Montgomery and Kalivoda; Law Clerk, September 1996 – May 1998

C. Ronald Ellington, Professor, UGA School of Law; Research Assistant, Summer 1996. Judge Steve Jones; Internship, Spring Quarter 1993

Hopkins Food Service, Summers of 1988, 89, 91, 92, and 93.

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HONORS & ACTIVITIES

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Univeristy of Georgia Alumni Association, Board of Directors – 2013 – 2016.

Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia – January 2011 – Present.

Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia – President 2008 – 2009 President, Bainbridge Decatur County Humane Society – 2005 – 2007 Member, Georgia Bar – October 28th, 1998 – Present. Recipient, William King Meadow Award, 1998. Member, Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court, 1998. Honorary Member, Tau Kappa Epsilon, 1997.

Grady County Mentor Program, 1999 – 2000.

United Way of Grady County, Board of Directors, 1999 – 2001.

United Way of Decatur County, Board of Directors, 2001 – 2002.

Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Cairo, 1999 – 2000.

Board of Directors, Grady General Hospital Support league, 2000 – 2003. 2011 – 2012 S.W.G.A. Technical College, Board of Trustees, 2000 – 2001.

Outstanding Senior, Criminal Justice Program, 1993.

Outstanding Alumnus, Criminal Justice Program, 2000.

Leadership UGA, 1993.

Who’s Who Among Students in America’s Universities & Colleges, 1993,

Big Brother/Sister Program, 1992 – 1993.

Georgia Boy’s State, 1988.

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229.762.4000

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102 West Broad Avenue, P.O. Box 45 Whigham, GA 39897

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