DeKalb County Courthouse
556 N. McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
404-687-3999 | 404-687-3989
|Staff Member||Position||Phone Number|
|Jacqueline Simpson||Judicial Assistantemail@example.com|
|Michele Jones||Law Clerkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Holly Brown||Court Reporteremail@example.com|
|Vacant||Criminal Calendar and Jury Clerkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michelle Cheek||Civil Calendar Clerkemail@example.com|
Judge Kimberly A. Alexander serves as the Judge in Division A-7 of the DeKalb County State Court, Division A. Since 2019 Judge Alexander served as State Court Judge, Division B-10 of the DeKalb County State Court- Division B. Judge Alexander was born in Augusta, Georgia, and she graduated from Lakeside High School in Evans, Georgia. Judge Alexander earned a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in English from Georgia State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law. After becoming a member of the State Bar of Georgia in November 2004, Judge Alexander immediately entered public service as a Superior Court Judicial Law Clerk in Richmond County, Georgia and Columbia County, Georgia.
Judge Alexander has experience in both criminal and civil trial practice and appellate litigation. Judge Alexander most recently served as an Assistant County Attorney for the Office of the Fulton County Attorney. This legal department was awarded the 2019 In-House Legal Department of the Year. There she provided daily legal advice, handled a high-volume of transactional matters, and handled civil litigation on behalf of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Departments, Boards, and county officials in federal and state court. In addition, Judge Alexander served as parliamentarian and legal counsel to the Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors
Judge Alexander previously served as a Legal Officer for the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, represented Georgia Department of Family and Children Services as an associate with Brown, Geiger & Associates, represented children as a Fulton County Child Advocate Attorney, handled education law cases as an associate with Brock, Clay, Calhoun & Rogers, and served as an Assistant Solicitor General in the Cobb County Solicitor General’s Office.
Judge Alexander is a member of the DeKalb NCNW Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Lambda Epsilon Omega), and serves on the Executive Board and is an active member of the Stone Mountain Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Judge Alexander is a member of several bar organizations and serve as Secretary of the Gate City Bar, Judicial Section, and the Secretary of the Judicial Section of the DeKalb Lawyers Association
Judge Alexander and her family reside in Decatur, Georgia.
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
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