Kevin S. Cauley, the incumbent Grady County solicitor General, has announced that he will seek re-election when qualifying opens on March 3.
Since Aug. 1, 2008, Cauley, a Republican who also serves as the chief prosecutor in Grady County State Court, has been the solicitor general He was appointed by former Gov. Sonny Perdue.
If re-elected, it will be his second full four-year term.
Cauley is a native of Macon, but since moving to Cairo more than 17 years ago after completing law school and raising two daughters with his wife, he now calls Cairo home.
He received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University and continued on to earn his law degree from Campbell University School of Law in 1997.
When Cauley came to Cairo, he began a private practice, which he still maintains. In previous years, he has been named Grady County’s Young Professional of the Year and a multiple winner of the annual People’s Choice Award for Best Attorney.
The attorney is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Georgia, along with being a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a Fellow of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia and a member of the South Georgia Bar Association.
Cauley is also the Grady County attorney, City of Whigham attorney and Lake Authority attorney.
For the past six years, Cauley has been the Solicitor General and loves serving the citizens of Grady County in the position’s capacity.
He said, “I’m excited about the opportunity to serve in this position. I’ve been doing it for the past six years and I’m comfortable in the way we’ve been doing it.”