Judge J. Stephen Schuster | Judge Mary E. Staley
...Chief Judge Mary E. Staley
Law Clerk - Raj Mehta (770) 528-1818 Administrative Assistant - Charlotte Rooks (770) 528-1816 Fax Number- (770) 528-1821 Judge Staley
was elected in 1992 and was reelected without opposition in the 2000 elections.Judge Staley graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of West Georgia in 1975.She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1978.After graduating from law school, Judge Staley served as an Assistant District Attorney for Cobb County.She was elected Magistrate Judge of Cobb County in 1982, and then elected State Court Judge, Division I in 1984.Judge Staley served as a State Court Judge, Division I until she was elected Superior Court Judge in 1992. Judge Staley
is actively involved in many civic and professional organizations.She was selected to be a member of the 1996 Class of Leadership Georgia.She
is co-author of Georgia Jurisprudence Family Law.She
was the 2001 recipient of the Joseph T. Tuggle Professionalism Award, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
was recognized by the Cobb County Y.W.C.A as its 1994 Woman of Achievement.