District Attorney

Randy McGinley

Alcovy Judicial Circuit  Interim District Attorney

Randy McGinley, left, was sworn as the interim district attorney for the Alcovy Circuit on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Monroe, Ga. Chief Judge John M. Ott, right, administered the oath. McGinley served as chief assistant district attorney from 2017-20.

McGinley has spent more than eight years as a prosecutor. He has a degree from Georgia Tech and worked as a real estate appraiser before going to law school at Mercer University.

He joined the Newton County district attorney’s office in 2011, just after graduating from Mercer, and moved to the Walton DA’s office a few years later.

He was named chief assistant district attorney in January 2017, succeeding Melanie Bell after her election as probate judge and chief magistrate in Newton County.

Article and photo courtesy of the Walton Tribune