Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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U.S. Department of Justice

Chair
Attorney General of the United States
William Barr

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Caren Harp
Administrator

Corporation for National and Community Service
Barbara Stewart

U.S. Department of Education
Betsy DeVos
Secretary

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alex M. Azar II
Secretary

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Kevin K. McAleenan
Acting Secretary

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.
Secretary

U.S. Department of Labor
Alexander Acosta
Secretary

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Jim Carroll
Director

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue
Secretary

U.S. Department of Defense
Patrick M. Shanahan
Acting Secretary

U.S. Department of the Interior
David Bernhardt
Acting Secretary

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Elinore McCance-Katz
Administration

Practitioner Members

Maura Corrigan
Jim St. Germain
Adele L. Grubbs
Jacob Horowitz
Pamela Rodriguez
Deborah Schumacher
David A. Tapp
William Thorne
Francisco Villarruel

 

Adele L. Grubbs, Judge Adele L. Grubbs
Judge
Superior Court of Cobb County, Georgia

The Honorable Adele Grubbs began serving as a Superior Court Judge for Cobb County in January 2001. Prior to her election to the Superior court Judge Grubbs served as Judge of the Juvenile Court of Cobb County for 5 years. She handled delinquent and troubled juveniles, heard custody cases, and assisted the Superior Court of Cobb County. She presided over criminal and civil jury trials, including domestic, family violence, and custody cases; divorces; and civil and criminal motions. She was previously copartner in a private law practice for 26 years and served as Assistant District Attorney of Cobb County. Judge Grubbs was elected to the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Georgia, where she has served for 11 years on the Consumer Assistance Program, Children and the Courts, and Child Support Committees. She is past president and current trustee of the Cobb Bar Association and past president of the Cobb Division of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers. Judge Grubbs has served as a volunteer juvenile probation officer and as an attorney for the Fraternal Order of Police. She helped establish the Guardian Ad Litem Program in Cobb County. Judge Grubbs lectures at the State Family Seminar, the Indigent Defense Seminar, and the Cobb County Guardian Ad Litem Seminar. She is founder of the Cobb Justice Foundation, in which more than 100 lawyers offer legal aid to residents of Cobb County. She has served on the boards of Cobb Children's Centers, Inc. the Marietta High School Foundation; and the American Heart Association. She received the 1997 Cobb County Woman of Achievement award. A native of England, Judge Grubbs holds a British law degree, L.L.B. from the University of Manchester, England.

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