Council of Juvenile Court Judges of Georgia

Council of Juvenile Court Judges of Georgia

Judges by County

President’s Welcome


Honorable J. Lane Bearden
Cherokee Judicial Circuit
Juvenile Court of Gordon County
Council President
(Welcome Letter Under Construction)




Council Profile

The Council of Juvenile Court Judges is composed of all judges of the courts exercising jurisdiction over juveniles. Council membership for fiscal year 2015 includes 147 members: 59 Full-Time Juvenile Courts Judges, 35 Part-Time Juvenile Court Judges; 9 Full-Time Associate Juvenile Court Judges and 12 Part-Time Associate Juvenile Court Judges; 13 Pro Tempore Judges, 4 Superior Court Judges exercising Juvenile Court Jurisdiction; and 15 Senior Judges.


Juvenile Legislative Update


Watch this section for the latest information/updates on juvenile legislation during the 2013 Georgia Legislative Session.

The following juvenile justice legislation may be of interest to child advocates - information obtained from the Barton Law Clinic.  Please note any information contained regarding upcoming committee hearings or votes is subject to change. Please visit for updated information.


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