State Court, Judge Nancy Bills


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Judge Nancy Bills was elected to the State Court Bench July 2004. She began serving in that capacity on January 1, 2005 and is serving her third term.

Judge Bills graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from The University of Georgia and Cum Laude from the University of Georgia’s School of Law. After graduating from law school in 1989, she began her legal career in Rockdale County as an Assistant District Attorney.

In 1996, she became the Chief Assistant District Attorney and served in that position until 1998. She worked in the Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney for over 10 years and for all three District Attorneys.

In 1999, Judge Bills went into private practice with Walker & Waldrop, P.C., and handled primarily criminal defense and domestic cases until she was elected to the State Court bench.

In addition to her duties on the State Court bench, she presides over the Rockdale County DUI Supervised Treatment Program, which she began in 2007.  In 2013 Family Violence Court was established. Since 2006, she has chaired the Rockdale County Task Force Against Family Violence.

Judge Bills has been honored with the following awards: 2010 Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, 2011 Georgia Commission On Family Violence Task Force Member of the Year, and the 2012 Rotary District 6910 Guardian of Ethics Award.

The Rockdale State Court was established in 1987. The State Court is a trial court with limited jurisdiction covering misdemeanors and traffic violations, prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office. This Court handles all civil actions regardless of the amount unless the Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction.

The State Court Judge is elected to serve a four-year term. The State Court Judge is Nancy Bills.

Rockdale County Courthouse
922 Court St.
Conyers, GA  30012

Office: Room 305

Courtroom: Room 309

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mailing Address:
922 Court St., Room 305
Conyers, GA  30012

Telephone: 770-278-7720

Facsimile: 770-278-8950

Judicial Assistant: Tammy Myers, 770-278-7721

Paralegal: Katie Raines, 770-278-7729

DUI Court Coordinator: Shawonna Gaither, 770-278-7736

Bailiff: Paula Shannon, 770-278-7730

Family Violence Court Project Coordinator:  Derek Marchman, 770-278-7967

Family Violence Compliance Officer:  John Manget, 770-630-5054