Retirement Doesn't Really Mean Retirement for Dekalb County Court Icon Oretha Brown-Johnson

After 24 years of dedication, Oretha Brown-Johnson celebrates her retirement from the Dekalb County District Attorney's Office and the announcement of her new path. Impacting the lives of the people in her community has been an innate behavior of Oretha for well over 30 years. On March 30th, she closes the final chapter on one area in her life and starts a new book for the next area of her life.

Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2012 --( On March 30th, Oretha Brown-Johnson will celebrate 24 years of public service at the Dekalb County District Attorney's Office. Having positively impacted the people in her community, assisted in creating policies for the Dekalb County Court system, spearheaded programs and revolutionized the way processes are handled; Oretha Brown-Johnson embraces her retirement from the Dekalb County.

This retirement comes as a bitter sweet celebration. Oretha Brown-Johnson is closing the final chapter in this area of her life and is starting a new book for the next area of her life. Having been quoted saying "Serving the Public is Who I am & What I do. I don't know any other way to use my life." Oretha Brown-Johnson officially announced her candidacy to run for Clerk of Dekalb County Superior Court on July 31st in the General Primary Election.

The Dekalb County District Attorney's have enjoyed the presence and knowledge of Oretha Brown-Johnson for 24 years, and will celebrate her retirement on March 30th at 3pm at the Dekalb County Courthouse. Oretha Brown-Johnson, an integral administrator for the county states "I found that almost everything I had to achieve on behalf of the county, required cooperation and coordination through other people. I am proud of the relationships I've established with all county employees and departments."

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