Today, Randy McGinley was sworn in as the District Attorney of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, covering Newton and Walton Counties. Randy served has served as the Acting District Attorney since June 2, 2020. He now officially takes office as the District Attorney for a four year term.
Randy was sworn in as District Attorney by Judge Layla Zon at the Historic Courthouse in Monroe, Walton County. He was joined for the oath by his wife and two daughters. Also in attendance were Randy's parents and in-laws, members of the DA's Offices, all of the Superior Court Judges (Chief Judge Ott, Judge Benton, Judge Wynne, Judge Zon, Judge McCamy, and Judge Foster), members of local law enforcement, and friends.
From Randy: I look forward to continuing to serve the people of Newton and Walton Counties as I have for almost 10 years. Our offices are full of wonderful individuals that work day in and day out to achieve justice and help victims of crimes in our communities. I assure you that we will continue to be DA's Office that always strives to do the right thing and works harder than anyone to achieve that. I remain committed to working with the community to ensure that Newton and Walton Counties are a place where we want to raise our families.
I cannot thank my wife and family enough for their love and support. I also want to thank everyone that came today and all those that could not but have supported and helped me along the way. Thank you to the people of Newton and Walton County who have entrusted me in this job. And finally, I want to thank everyone in the Newton and Walton DA's Offices for their hard work and dedication in serving our communities.