Cheryl Milton
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CHERYL L. MILTON

Office of the Public Defender
Macon Judicial Circuit
Bibb County Office
201 Second Street, Suite 550
Macon, Georgia 31201
478-621-5978
cmilton@co.bibb.ga.us

102 Mill Pond Plantation Way
Warner Robins, GA 31088
478-953-6951



EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND



J.D. Degree, 1983
Northwestern University School of Law

MBA Degree, 1978
Northwestern University Graduate School of Management

B.S. Degree, 1976
Ohio State University



PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION


Georgia Real Estate Salesperson, 1991

Admitted to the Georgia Bar, 1984

Certified Public Accountant, 1980

Master Cosmetologist, 1993






ACADEMIC HONORS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Member:        Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies

Recipient:        Northwestern University Scholarship, Fred Hampton Memorial Legal
           Assistance Scholarship, Honors Program/College of Administrative
           Science, Youth in Opportunity Scholarship/College of Administrative
           Science.




EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

6/06 to Present                      Office of the Public Defender- Macon Circuit

CHIEF ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER-
MENTAL   HEALTH DIVISION

                            Represent clients with mental health issues in Bibb County
                                           Mental Health Court.

                                           Represent clients charges wilt major felonies.

5/04 to 5/06                           Office of the Public Defender – Cordele Circuit

                           CHIEF ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER
                           
                           Chief of the Juvenile Division.  
                           Responsible for all misdemeanor and felony
                           indigent representation in Wilcox County.

8/99 to 5/04                        Fort Valley State University - Fort Valley, Georgia
                           
                           DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES,
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

                           Academic Advisor, Pre- Law Advisor.
                                          Taught the criminal law and juvenile justice curriculum.

8/98 TO 5/99                        Fort Valley State University  - Fort Valley, Georgia

                            DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES,
                           ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
                           
                           Taught criminal law, evidence, introduction to criminal                                    justice, criminal
procedure, orientation to criminal justice,
                                         and courts management.

7/97 TO 8/98                          Macon Technical Institute - Macon Georgia
                                          
                                           ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - COSMETOLOGY

8/89 TO 6/97                        Oconee Judicial Circuit  - Eastman, Georgia

                           ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
                                          
                                          Prosecuted felony, misdemeanor, juvenile and child    
                                          support cases

11/87 TO 8/89                        Cheryl L. Alford, Attorney at Law -        Eastman, Georgia

                           PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE

                                          Specialized in the areas of real estate, domestic
                                          relations, tax, personal injury, probate and
                                           business law




12/84 to 10/97                        Cheryl L. Alford, Attorney at Law  - Atlanta, Georgia

                           PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE
                         
                                           Specialized in the areas of criminal, real estate,
                                           domestic relations, tax, personal injury, probate                    
                                           and business law

10/83 TO 3/84                        Arrington, Patterson & Thomas, P.C.- Atlanta, Georgia

                           LAW CLERK
                                          
                                          Performed research in the area of criminal law

5/82 to 5/83                        Shefsky, Saitlin & Frolich, Ltd., - Chicago, Illinois

                           LAW CLERK

                                           Performed legal research in the areas of real
                                            estate, tax, investment law


5/81 TO 8/81                        Northwestern University Legal Clinic - Chicago, Illinois

                           LAW CLERK

                                           Performed research and representation of
                                            indigent criminal defendants

12/79 TO 5/80                        American Hospital Supply Corporation - Evanston, Illinois

                           SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST

                                           Performed financial analysis and budgeting for two       
                                           divisions

9/78 TO 12/79                         Arthur Anderson & Company- Chicago, Illinois

                           STAFF AUDITOR

                                           Specialized in the performance of internal
                                           audits and tax preparation for small business
                                           corporations







12/76 TO 5/77                        Deloitte, Haskins & Sells - Dayton, Ohio

                           STAFF AUDITOR

                                           Specialized in the performance of internal
                                           audits and tax preparation for major retail
                                           corporations.




UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES____________________________________________

1999 –2004                        Advisor, Criminal Justice Club
   
2000 – 2004                           University Judicial Committee

2000 – 2004                        University Faculty Senate

2000 - 2004                           University Admissions Committee












COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT__________________________________________



2001                                Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Macon Area, Inc.
School-Based Mentor   

2002                                Assistant Den Leader, Pack 122, Den 5

2005  -2008                            Alzheimer’s Memory Walk - Team Leader