ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed D. Todd Markle to fill a vacancy in the Superior Court of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit.
Markle will fills a void created by the resignation of the Judge Michael D. Johnson. The appointment takes effect upon swearing-in, which should take place in the next few weeks.
According to a biography Deal’s office distributed, Markle currently serves as executive counsel to the governor.
He was previously a partner with the firm Mabry & McClelland. Markle earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia and his law degree from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.
Markle and his wife, Beverly, have two children.