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September 16, 2014

The District Attorney

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B. Alison Sosebee is a lifelong resident of Fannin County and she is the mother of two sons, Nathaniel and Grahym Maloof.  She is the daughter of Robert L. Sosebee, Sr., the general manager of Tri-State Electric Cooperative for several years and Barbara Payne Sosebee.

Ms. Sosebee graduated from Fannin County High School in 1995 and attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate education.  During this time, Ms. Sosebee served as legislative aide to then State Senator and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, David E. Ralston, in the Georgia General Assembly.  After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, with honors, Ms. Sosebee attended the University of Georgia School of Law.

Upon graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2001, Ms. Sosebee was employed as law clerk in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit for Chief Judge Brenda S. Weaver and Judge Roger E. Bradley.  In 2002, Ms. Sosebee entered the private practice of law with attorney George W. Weaver.   In 2006, after the birth of her first child, she returned to her home town and opened her law office in Blue Ridge.

In private practice, Ms. Sosebee's focus has primarily been criminal defense, civil litigation and family law.  In addition, during her career Ms. Sosebee has served as Prosecutor, Public Defender and Judge Pro Tem in the City of Ellijay; City Attorney for the City of East Ellijay; City Attorney for the City of McCaysville and Prosecutor in the McCaysville City Court.  She has also served as Juvenile Pro Tem for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit.

As District Attorney, Ms. Sosebee will utilize all resources available including state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies and the Appalachian Judicial Circuit's drug court, veteran's court and mental health court programs in order to better serve the citizens of Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens counties.

Ms. Sosebee states that "[I]n addition to looking at the resources available, in determining how to proceed in a case as District Attorney, I will evaluate each case on its merits and this determination will be made without bias or prejudice toward any person."

In addition, B. Alison Sosebee pledges to serve the people of Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens counties with fairness, efficiency and integrity.