Robert Stansfield

COVINGTON — Robert H. Stansfield, a Covington attorney with more than 30 years of experience representing individuals, families, local, regional and national businesses, as well as local governments, announced Thursday he will run for judge of the Superior Court in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit.

For the last 23 years, Stansfield has practiced law in Covington.

“I am committed to applying my 30 years of experience to the cases that come before the Newton and Walton county Superior Courts fairly and respectfully, showing neither favor nor bias so that justice under the law may


I have been editor of the Rockdale Citizen since 1996 and editor of the Newton Citizen since it began publication in 2004. I am also currently executive editor of the Clayton News Daily, Henry Daily Herald and Jackson Progress-Argus.