Remembering the Life and Legacy of the late Chief Justice P. Harris Hines (Retired)

With great sadness and heavy hearts, the Commission offers its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former Chief Justice P. Harris Hines on his untimely and sudden passing after being involved in an automobile accident on November 4, 2018.  Chief Justice Hines will always be remembered for his warm and caring spirit, his sense of humor, and his kindness to all.

Chief Justice Hines retired from the Supreme Court of Georgia on August 31, 2018, after a 50 year legal career, 44 of which were spent on the bench.  Below are several articles that were published in honor of his retirement.

Chief Justice Harris Hines hears final round of oral arguments before retirement

Harris Hines stepping down after 50-year legal career

Retiring Chief Justice Hines reflects on career and Grady