Superior Court, Chief Judge David B. Irwin

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David B. Irwin  was elected to the Superior Court bench in November 1998 and took office January 1, 1999. He is currently serving his fifth term and is the Chief Judge of the Rockdale Judicial Circuit.

Judge Irwin previously served Rockdale County as a Public Defender and State Representative.

Rockdale County has two Superior Court Judges who are each elected to staggered, four year terms.

The Superior Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction and has exclusive, constitutional authority over felony cases (except involving juveniles) prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office. Cases include title to land, equity, declaratory judgments, habeas corpus, mandamus,  adoptions, custody and divorce.

Rockdale County Courthouse
922 Court St.
Conyers, GA  30012

Office:  Room 200A

Courtroom:   Room 205

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

Mailing Address:
922 Court Street, Room 200A
Conyers, GA 30012

PO Box 289
Conyers, GA 30012

Telephone:   770-278-7740

Facsimile:    770-278-8926

Administrative Assistant / Calendar Clerk:   Susan Simons     770-278-7740


Bailiff:   Daniel Honabach     770-278-7743

Law Clerk:   Sharon McGuire     770-278-7697

Justice Information Center & Temporary Protective Orders

Temporary Protective Orders:   Sally Smith     770-278-7696