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State Court Judges

Chief Judge Maria Golick

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Chief Judge Maria Golick

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 4B
Marietta, GA 30090

Lisa Davis, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1761
(770) 528-1770 (Fax)

Staci Brinson, Staff Attorney
(770) 528-1763

Lizabeth McClain, Court Reporter
(770) 528-1768

Judge Carl Bowers

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Judge Carl Bowers

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 3D
Marietta, GA 30090

Becky Morris, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-8001
(770) 528-8011 (Fax)

Stephanie Glymph-Ramsey, Staff Attorney
(770) 528-8003

Earnestine Jordan, Court Reporter
(770) 528-8004

Judge Carl Bowers was appointed to the Cobb State Court bench in October 2005. Judge Bowers has previously served as a full-time Magistrate Judge, as an Assistant Solicitor-General in Cobb State Court, and as a law clerk in Cobb Superior Court. Judge Bowers has also spent five years in the private practice of law. Judge Bowers has four sons. Judge Bowers attended the University of Georgia, obtaining two degrees, including his law degree in 1989.

Judge Eric Brewton

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Judge Eric Brewton

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 1A
Marietta, GA 30090

Jeannie Carland, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-8502
(770) 528-8505 (Fax)

Judge Brewton was appointed to the Cobb State Court bench in the Fall of 2010. Prior to his appointment, he practiced law for over 25 years. Judge Brewton has an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Florida State University and a law degree from the University of Georgia.

Judge Bridgette Campbell

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Judge Bridgette Campbell

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 2B
Marietta, GA 30090

Michelle Jones, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 423-6800
(770) 423-6804 (Fax)

Judge David P. Darden

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Judge David P Darden

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 4A
Marietta, GA 30090

Irene Autenrieth, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1721
(770) 528-1726 (Fax)

Colleen Callaghan, Staff Attorney
(770) 528-1724

J. Suzanne Wohlhuter, Court Reporter
(770) 528-1723

Judge Jason B. Fincher

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Judge Jason B Fincher

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 2A
Marietta, GA 30090

Michelle Coyle, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1751
(770) 528-1753 (Fax)

Judge Fincher was elected to the State Court Bench in November 2010 and took office January 1, 2011. Judge Fincher previously served as a Deputy Assistant Solicitor for the Cobb County Solicitor General's office and a law clerk in Cobb Superior Court. Judge Fincher earned a law degree from John Marshall Law School and an undergraduate degree from Kennesaw State University. Judge Fincher is married and has three children.

Judge Marsha S. Lake

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Judge Marsha S Lake

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 2C
Marietta, GA 30090

Fabiola Alavez, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1771
(770) 528-1774 (Fax)

Judge Lake was elected to the State Court Bench in August 2012, and took office January 1, 2013. Judge Lake previously served as an Assistant Solicitor General for the Cobb County Solicitor General’s office from 1997 to 1998 and as an Assistant District Attorney for the Cobb County District Attorney’s office from 1998 to 2000. Judge Lake opened her own law practice in Marietta, Georgia in 2000. Judge Lake earned a law degree from John Marshall Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and an undergraduate degree from Trinity University.

Judge Jane P. Manning

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Judge Jane P Manning

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 3A
Marietta, GA 30090

Leisa Williams, Judicial Administrative Specialist  
(770) 528-1701
770-528-1710 (Fax)

Carlos Vilela, Staff Attorney  
770-528-1704

Judge Jane Manning was elected to the Cobb State Court in May 2016 and took office in January 2017.  Prior to her taking office, Judge Manning was an Assistant Solicitor General with the office of the Solicitor General of Cobb County for 15 years.  She also was the managing partner at Hesmer and Manning for four years.  Judge Manning received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Emory University.

Judge John S. Morgan

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Judge John S Morgan

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 3B
Marietta, GA 30090

Allison Schnatmeier, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1741
(770) 528-1740 (Fax)

Henry Brewer, Staff Attorney
(770) 528-1744

Liza Cheek, Court Reporter
(770) 528-1743

John Morgan was elected to the State Court of Cobb County in 2016. Judge Morgan began his career in Cobb County as a prosecutor in the Solicitor General’s office from 1992-1997. As a Cobb County attorney, he practiced general civil litigation, criminal law, personal injury, and contract disputes from 1997-2016. Following his departure from prosecution, Judge Morgan frequently served as pro hac vice in the State Court of Cobb County as well as an Associate Municipal Court Judge in the City of Marietta, the City of Powder Springs, and the City of Woodstock, and judge pro tempore in Juvenile Court. Judge Morgan earned his Juris Doctor from Mercer University School of Law in 1990 and was subsequently admitted to both the Georgia and Florida Bar. Judge Morgan currently resides in Smyrna with his wife, Kim, and their three sons.

Judge Toby Prodgers

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Judge Toby Prodgers

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 4C
Marietta, GA 3009

Lisa Cantrell/Kay Corbin, Judicial Administrative Specialist 
(770) 528-1731
(770) 528-1736 (Fax)

Staff Attorney
(770) 528-1782

LeToi Conner, Court Reporter 
(770) 528-1703

Judge Allison B. Salter

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Judge Allison B Salter

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 3C
Marietta, GA 30090

Ericka Kemp, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1711
(770) 528-1733 (Fax)

Jessica Rawcliffe, Staff Attorney
(770) 528-1713

Tina Harris, Court Reporter
(770) 528-1714

Judge Allison Salter was elected to the State Court bench in May 2016.  Prior to taking the bench, Judge Salter spent 13 years in private practice, was an Assistant Solicitor General in Cobb State Court, and law clerk to a federal judge on the Northern District of Georgia.  Judge Salter received her undergraduate degree from Furman University and her law degree from the University of Georgia.

Judge Henry R. Thompson

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Judge Henry R Thompson

12 East Park Square, Courtroom 2D
Marietta, GA 30090

Ashley Fleurine, Judicial Administrative Specialist
(770) 528-1700
(770) 528-1788 (Fax)

Judge Thompson was appointed to the State Court Bench in February 2013. He previously worked in the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office for seven years, leaving there as a Senior Assistant District Attorney. Judge Thompson practiced law from 2003-2006 as a criminal defense attorney at the firm of Thompson & Pursley, P.C. in Marietta, Georgia, served in the Cobb Judicial Circuit as an Assistant District Attorney from 2000 - 2003, and prior to that, served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Western Judicial Circuit from 1995 - 2000. Judge Thompson has an undergraduate degree from Emory University and a law degree from the University of Georgia. He is married with four children.