Superior Court Administration

DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, Georgia 30030

Court Administrator Cathy W. McCumber 404-371-4901
Deputy Court Administrator Edwin T. Bell 404-371-4901
Administrative Assistant Yolanda Thomas 404-371-4901
Fax 404-371-2002



Alternative Dispute Resolution Center – 404-370-8194
Caitlin Lowther, Director

DeKalb County Law Library – 404-371-2441
Sarah K. C. Mauldin, Law Librarian

Accountability Courts (Drug Court, Mental Health Court, and Veterans Treatment Court) – 404-371-2206
Fredericka Dent, Director

Family Law Information Center – 404-687-3990
Miriam Royal, Center Coordinator

Jury Management – 404-371-2022 (ext. 0)
Dawn Childress, Jury Manager

Seminar for Divorcing Parents – 404-371-4953
Chaseney Q. Cliette


Superior Court Judges

Division 1 Courtney L. Johnson, Judge
Annette Wells, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2457
Marcee Campbell, Law Clerk  
Rhonda Phinazee, Calendar Clerk 404-371-2880
Division 2 Asha F. Jackson, Chief Judge
Sha’Dae Williams, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2344
Terri R. Simmons, Law Clerk
Rakilah Green, Calendar Clerk 404-371-4704
Division 3 Clarence F. Seeliger, Judge
Wendy Taylor, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2336
Shannon Hicks, Law Clerk FAX: 404-371-2066
Durelle Gunn, Calendar Clerk 404-371-4705
Division 4 Shondeana Morris, Judge
Jewel Baldwin, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2909
Lisa Young, Law Clerk 404-371-4940
Elgin B. Hopkins, Calendar Clerk 404-371-4709
Division 5 Gregory A. Adams, Judge
Sharyn Belisle, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2211
April Jeffries, Law Clerk FAX: 404-371-3062
Jaketta Pippen, Calendar Clerk  404-371-4707
Division 6 Stacey K. Hydrick, Judge
Tess Darisaw, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2691
Mohini R. Patel, Law Clerk  404-371-4741
Ismary Buechner, Calendar Clerk  404-371-2040
Division 7 LaTisha Dear Jackson, Judge
Janet Lewis, Judicial Assistant 404-371-4710
Amylynn Daldry, Law Clerk FAX: 404-371-2993
Sojwanya Harris, Calendar Clerk 404-371-4708
Division 8 Linda W. Hunter, Judge
Jay Lumpkin, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2501
Morgan Kauffman, Law Clerk
Anita Newsome, Calendar Clerk 404-371-2702
Division 9 Mark Anthony Scott, Judge
Fran Shaw, Judicial Assistant 404-371-7010
Denise M. Warner, Law Clerk FAX: 404-687-3978
Janica Drayton, Calendar Clerk 404-371-7023
Division 10 Tangela Barrie, Judge
Kaleya Harris, Judicial Assistant 404-371-2338
Marissa Dunn, Law Clerk 404-371-2933
Alina Marshall, Calendar Clerk 404-371-2489
Senior Judges Robert J. Castellani, Senior Judge 
Hilton Fuller, Senior Judge
Michael E. Hancock, Senior Judge
Daniel M. Coursey, Jr., Senior Judge
Gail C. Flake, Senior Judge
Wanda Jackson, Secretary 404-371-4700

FAX: 404-371-2817


Other Related Departments

Clerk of Superior Court
Ground Floor DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, Georgia 30030

Debra DeBerry
Phone: 404-371-2836
Fax: 404-371-2635


District Attorney
709 DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, Georgia 30030

Sherry Boston
Phone: 404-371-2561
Fax: 404-371-2981


Public Defender
320 Church Street, Decatur, Georgia 30030

Claudia Saari
Phone: 404-371-2222
Fax: 404-371-2298