Office Address
DeKalb County Courthouse
556 N. McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
Suite 3240
404-687-7130

Courtroom

Courtroom D
3rd Floor

STAFF

Staff MemberPositionPhone NumberEmail
Alishea R. HightJudicial Assistant404-687-7130arhight@dekalbcountyga.gov
Charles BurnettLaw Clerk404-687-7134 ccburnett@dekalbcountyga.gov
Nakeya BurtonCivil Case Manager404-687-7135nlburton1@dekalbcountyga.gov
Amelia LopezCourt Reporter404-687-7136arlopez@dekalbcountyga.gov
Beranda WillinghamCriminal Case Manager404-687-7137bjwillingham@dekalbcountyga.gov

Legislative Announcements

All Jury Trials have been suspended until April 3, 2023

(Jury) Division A:

House Bill 77 Legislation passed in July 2021 and made effective January 1, 2022. The new law, provides that the current Jury Division be renamed DIVISION A. The name Jury Division will not be used on and forward of January 1, 2022 and shall be referred to as DIVISION A of DeKalb County State Court. Please click the following link to access House Bill 77 Legislation. https://gov.georgia.gov/document/2021-signed-legislation/hb-777/download

(Traffic) Division B:

House Bill 77 Legislation passed in July 2021 and made effective January 1, 2022. The new law, provides that the current Traffic Division be renamed DIVISION B and courtrooms enumerated as State Court Divisions B-8 (formerly Division A), Division B-9 (formerly Division B), Division B-10 (formerly Division C), and Division B-11 (formerly Division D). The name Traffic Division will not be used on and forward of January 1, 2022 and shall be referred to as DIVISION B of DeKalb County State Court. Please click the following link to access House Bill 77 Legislation. https://gov.georgia.gov/document/2021-signed-legislation/hb-777/download