District Attorney

The District Attorney represents the State in all criminal cases in this state judicial circuit (the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit). The Circuit includes Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Morgan, Putnam and Wilkinson Counties. The District Attorney prosecutes both felonies and misdemeanors.

This office also appears for preliminary hearings in committal court (Probate Court), as well as handling all cases in the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. In addition, this office handles such miscellaneous civil and quasi-criminal matters as probation revocations, condemnations, habeas corpus actions and post-conviction motions.

Brent Cochran
Wilkinson County Assistant District Attorney
POB 191
Irwinton, GA 31024
478-946-4300 ext 251
478-946-4334 fax

Fredric D. Bright,
District Attorney, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit
121 N Wilkinson St., Suite 305
Milledgeville, Georgia  31061
Tel: (478) 445-5261
Fax: (478) 445-5041

Merilyn Chatman
Administrative Assistant and Victim’s Advocate
100 Bacon Street Suite 216
P O Box 191
Irwinton, Georgia  31042
Tel: (478) 946-4300 ext 251
Fax: (478) 946-4334