Stone Mountain Judicial Court - DeKalb County, Georgia

Judge Cynthia J. Becker
DeKalb County Superior Court
Division 6

Photo - Judge Cynthia J. Becker

  • DeKalb County Drug Court, Tracks 1 & 2 - Presiding Judge
  • Georgia State University College of Law, 1987; Board of Visitors, GSU College of Law
  • Master, Bleckley Inn of Court, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Former trial lawyer and partner - Chambers, Mabry, McClelland & Brooks
  • Judicial Workload Assessment Committee appointed by Chief Justice Sears since 2006
  • Council of Superior Court Judges of Georgia - Treatment and Accountability Courts Committee; Has also chaired on Public Outreach; Court Security - 4th Judicial Administrative District, Pattern Jury Instruction Committee, Uniform Rules Committee, the Executive Planning Team, and Special Committee on Other Courts
  • Transition into Law Practice Program Mentor since 2007
  • Judicial Outreach - “Challenges of Being a Single Parent”; Mock Trials for elementary and middle school students
  • Frequent Presenter at professional seminars for Judges, Lawyers, and other legal professionals focusing on - legal ethics, professionalism and implementation and expansion of Accountability and Treatment Courts
  • Named Law Dragon in 2006 as one of the leading Judges in the Country
  • Decatur Rotary Past President; former Vice President of DeKalb Library Foundation; 2005 Class of Leadership DeKalb; member - Southern Center for International Studies
  • Professional Affiliations - DeKalb Bar Association, DeKalb Lawyers’ Association, Atlanta Bar Association - Judicial Section, President Elect, the Georgia Bar Association, the American Bar Association - Judicial Branch, and the National Association of Women Judges