Governor Brian Kemp announced Friday that he had made an appointment in the Alapaha Circuit to fill the vacancy in the District Attonrey’s Office.
Kemp appointed Chase Studstill to fill the District Attorney vacancy created by the appointment of Dick Perryman as the Superior Court Judge of the Alapaha Circuit Court which is comprised of Atkinson, Berrien, Clinch, Cook, and Lanier counties. That appointment was effective February 22, 2021.
Chase Studstill holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Valdosta State University and a law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. Since 2017, Studstill has served as a public defender in the Tift Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office. From 2007 through 2016, Studstill served as a part-time office manager and legal assistant at Studstill Firm, LLP. In 2016, he also served as a legal assistant at the Alapaha Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office.