Council of Juvenile Court Judges of Georgia

Welcome Letter from the Council President

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 2020 includes 156 members: 68 Full-Time Juvenile Courts Judges, 28 Part-Time Juvenile Court Judges; 10 Full-Time Associate Juvenile Court Judges and 8 Part-Time Associate Juvenile Court Judges; 20 Pro Tempore Judges; and 22 Senior Judges. (This info is as of 07/18/2019).

Mission Statement


The Council Staff provides support to juvenile courts through legal research services, legislative tracking, and specialized programs to assist in protecting the best interests of children and the state. Council policies are set by the Executive Committee, which is comprised of the President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past-President; and the Executive Council which comprises a District Representative from across the state. There are nine standing committees – Accountability Court, Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases, Benchbook/Uniform Rules, Children In Need of Services (CHINS), Delinquency, Dependency, Education/Certification, Governance, Legislative, and Technology; in addition to two task forces – Task Force for Implementation of HB 472 and 167 and Task Force for Feasibility Study of CJCJ Conferences, who will make recommendations to the Executive Committee.

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