Juvenile Court Judges

The Judiciary  

The Chatham County Juvenile Court judges are appointed to four-year terms by the Chatham County Superior Court. Judges must be 30 years of age, have practiced law for five years, and have lived in Georgia for three years. Full-time judges cannot practice law while holding office.

The jurisdiction of the Chatham County Juvenile Court encompasses all of Chatham County, which includes the cities of Savannah, Tybee Island, Pooler, Garden City, Port Wentworth, Bloomingdale, Thunderbolt and Vernonburg.



LeRoy Burke III, Presiding Judge    
Administrative Assistant Debbie Morse (912) 652-6766
Staff Attorney John Paul Berlon (912) 652-6918
Lisa Goldwire Colbert, Judge
Administrative Assistant Monique Johnson (912) 652-6752
Staff Attorney Aaron Wiles (912) 652-6920
Thomas L. Cole, Judge    
Administrative Assistant  Tania Lord  (912) 652-6765 
Staff Attorney Lori Loncon (912) 652-6919 
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