Thomaesa Brundage Bailey was recently sworn in as an attorney during a ceremony at the Putnam County Courthouse by Superior Court Judge the Honorable Brenda Trammell. Bailey is a 2008 graduate of Putnam County High School. She graduated from Mercer University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, received a master’s degree in social work from Mercer University and was a member of the graduating Georgia State University College of Law Class of 2020. In spring 2020 she received her second master’s degree in public administration graduating Summa Cum Laude. She passed the Georgia Bar Exam on Oct. 14, 2020. Bailey is the daughter of Thomasena Andrews and the late Mr. Herman Brundage, the granddaughter of the late Bobbie Sue Andrews, and the great-granddaughter of the late Earnestine Prather. She will be re-locating to Washington, D.C., as she has just been hired by Congresswoman Elect Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) to join her congressional staff as legislative counsel.