New Lumpkin County Magistrate Court associate judge Jim Sheppard is shown swearing in as the county coroner. Lumpkin County’s Magistrate Court has a new associate judge. Jim Sheppard, formerly the county’s coroner, takes his new position effective immediately. “He’s a perfect fit,” said Chief Magistrate… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.