State Court Judge

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Governor Brian Kemp appointed Angela Reedy O’Conor as the first State Court Judge in Paulding County. The creation of a State Court allows Paulding County to provide a more efficient way of handling the disposition of all misdemeanors and traffic citations, which in turn will allow for the more effective handling of the felony matters before the Superior Court. In addition to misdemeanors, civil actions over which the State Court has jurisdiction may also be filed in State Court.

In 2017,  Judge O'Conor was appointed as the Paulding Circuit Public Defender by the Director of Georgia Public Defenders Council and served in that capacity until her appointment as State Court Judge. Judge O’Conor moved to Paulding County from Cobb County where she served four years as an Assistant District Attorney for Cobb District Attorney’s Office and six years as a Marietta Police Officer.  During the time on patrol at Marietta she completed law school at John Marshall Law School.

Judge O’Conor was raised in East Tennessee with her identical twin sister and her two other siblings.   She attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and interned with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation prior to permanently moving to Georgia.  

  1. Angela Reedy O'Conor

    Judge

  2. Lisa Blalock

    Legal Assistant

  3. Sarah Parsons

    Law Clerk

  4. Amanda Bilbrey, CCR

    Official Court Reporter

  5. State Court Judge

    Physical Address
    280 Constitution Blvd
    Room 3132
    Dallas, GA 30132

    Mailing Address
    280 Constitution Blvd
    Room 3132
    Dallas, GA 30132

    Phone: 770-443-7536
    Fax: 770-443-7555


The mission of the Paulding County State Court is to provide an expedient, fair and impartial forum for all persons in both criminal and civil cases.


Civil Matters:

With respect to civil matters,  State Court enjoys concurrent jurisdiction with the Superior Court, except for those actions were exclusive jurisdiction is vest solely in Superior Court.

Criminal Matters:

The State Court presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and traffic citations.


Case Information:  For information regarding State Court cases, pending or closed, please contact the Clerk of Courts at 770-443-7530 or Click {State Court Clerk}

 


Employees of the State Court of Paulding County, including the Judge, are prohibited by law from providing legal advise at any time during your contact with the Court.  If you have questions about your legal rights, legal remedies available to you, or what legal documents to file, you must contact an attorney.