Solicitor General: 
Charles Brooks

Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Room 3SL01
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: (770) 477-3380
Fax: (770) 477-3449

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The Clayton County Solicitor General's Office prosecutes misdemeanor offenses under the leadership of Charles Brooks in the State Court of Clayton County. Misdemeanors are those crimes which may carry a maximum sentence of 12 months in jail and/or $1000 fine. Cases falling under the jurisdiction of the Solicitor General come to the office multiple ways including misdemeanor warrants issued by the Magistrate Court of Clayton County, and traffic citations issued by the Clayton County Police Department and Georgia State Patrol.

The Solicitor General's Office also handles cases transferred from the Clayton County District Attorney's Office and municipal courts within the county.


The staff includes 12 prosecutors, 5 investigators, 7 victim-witness advocates, 5 legal assistants, 3 accusation specialists, an Office Manager, and a Pre-Trial Diversion Coordinator. The office has five trial divisions and a Domestic Violence Unit.