A former Henry County Assistant District Attorney, Trea Pipkin (center) was sworn-in as the Henry County Solicitor General by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (right). Henry County District Attorney, Tommy Floyd held the Holy Bible, Monday, as Pipkin took the oath of office.
John A. “Trea” Pipkin, a former Henry County Assistant District Attorney, has been sworn in as Henry County Solicitor General, by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
“I felt honored during the ceremony and now excited to continue to serve the people of Henry County,” said Pipkin. He is from a family of public servants in Henry County. His father is a former county tax commissioner, and his grandfather once served as a county agent.
Henry County District Attorney Tommy Floyd, held the Bible as Pipkin took his oath of office. Pipkin was flanked by his parents, Andy Pipkin and Diane Hatcher, along with other relatives and friends.
David Nahmias, Georgia Supreme Court Justice, Charles A. Spahos, Executive Director of the Georgia Prosecuting Attorney Council, along with Henry County Superior Court judges Wade Crumbley, Brian Amero and Arch McGarity; State Court judges Ben Studdard, Jason Harper, and Ernest Blount, also attended the event. They were joined by Sam Olens, Georgia Attorney General, Gary Black, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, and State Senator Rick Jeffares for the ceremony held Monday in the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.