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

The Front Doors entering the Atrium at the Harold R. Banke Justice Center will only be open for entry to the public from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding County Holidays.

Chief Judge Geronda V. Carter

Chief Judge Geronda V. Carter
Harold R. Banke Justice Center
Room 4JC101

Courtroom# 4CR401
9151 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Office: (770) 477-3432
Fax: (770) 473-5827

Due to the current Public Health State of Emergency, Judge Carter’s office is conducting altered operations.  Judge Carter’s staff can be contacted by telephone, email, and fax.  Judge Carter’s virtual court calendars can be accessed on this website.

Judge Carter is currently considering all essential matters. Additionally, Judge Carter is hearing non-essential: matters requiring only legal arguments; consent requests; matters that are able to be resolved on the pleadings; and matters with limited witnesses suitable for videoconferencing.  Courtesy copies of filings for Judge Carter should be emailed to: JudgeCarterCourtesyFilings@claytoncountyga.gov

Notice of Livestream of Division 9 Proceedings

In compliance with the statewide COVID-19 Judicial Emergency declared by Chief Justice Harold Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Judge Geronda V. Carter is conducting court hearings via remote video conferencing.  In accordance with the amended Uniform Superior Court Rules, Judge Carter hereby provides notice that public access viewing of Division 9 calendars is available via Zoom meetings.

Requests to view the remote video conference court hearings should be e-mailed to JudgeCarterCourtesyFilings@claytoncountyga.gov at least 30 minutes prior to any scheduled calendar.

Alternatively, individuals without access to videoconferencing technology may view the remote stream at the scheduled calendar time via a public broadcast of the stream shown in the second floor courtrooms of the Harold R. Banke Justice Center, when the Center is open to the public.


Administrative Assistant – Annette Larkins
Phone: (770) 477-3432
Fax: (770) 473-5827
JudgeCarterCourtesyFilings@claytoncountyga.gov

Judicial Law Clerk – Kimberly Ponder
Phone: (770) 477-3432
JudgeCarterCourtesyFilings@claytoncountyga.gov

Calendar Clerk – Angela Pendleton
Phone: (770) 477-3432
angela.pendleton@claytoncountyga.gov

Court Reporter – Sara Austin
Phone: (770) 477-3353

Transcriber – Trista Flemister
Phone: (770) 477-3482