Magistrate Court Building

Chief Magistrate Court Judge:
Wanda L. Dallas

Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: (770) 477-3444
Fax: (770) 473-5750

For information regarding your case, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (770) 477-3443

Excluding Holidays

The Courthouse is closed through March 30, 2020.  You will receive notice of your continuance dates by mail.  Don’t worry, your case will be heard. 


Judge Margot Roberts

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Margot Roberts serves as a part time Judge in the Clayton County Magistrate Court. She has practiced law for thirty-nine years. Her practice consists of criminal, civil and family law cases. She has sat as a judge pro tempore in the Clayton County Juvenile Court and has served as a guardian ad litem in Superior Court, Probate Court and Juvenile Court. Margot has actively served the State Bar as a member of fee arbitration panels, a special master, a Fellow of Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, a participant on statewide committees and a presenter for Continuing Legal Education. She has served her local Bar Association as Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President, and President. When Margot was President, the Clayton County Bar won the award for being the most outstanding local bar in the State in its size category. She was a coach for the Jonesboro High School Mock Trial Team the first two times they won State and went to National Competition. She is a member of the Law Library Board of Trustees and has lectured at local CLE seminars on a variety of subjects.

Judge Roberts has served her community as president of her Kiwanis Club, Girl Scout troop leader for many years, advisory board member of Rainbow House, officer of Arts Clayton, member of Cancer Society, participant in Leadership Clayton, member of a literacy task force (TOWER), and president of Lake Jodeco Homeowners Association. She has been on the Administrative Board of her church, sung in the choir and taught a Bible study class. She is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Judge Roberts received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Juris Doctorate degree from Atlanta Law School. She has lived in Clayton County for forty-two years, has been married for thirty-nine years and has two adult daughters and one granddaughter.