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Municipal Judges

Johns Creek Municipal Court holds court two times a week. Each judge was appointed and approved by City Council.

Donald Schaefer, Chief Judge 

Judge SchaeferDon Schaefer is in private practice in Roswell after 26+ years practicing in the Decatur law firm of Brownlow and Schaefer, specializing in traffic and criminal law, as well as wills and estates.

He served in the Atlanta City Court as a bailiff and clerk from 1980-86 and then as a Judge Pro Hac Vice from 1994-2003. In addition to Atlanta, he has been a part-time judge in Alpharetta, Loganville, and DeKalb Recorder's Court. He currently sits as judge in Johns Creek and Sandy Springs.

Schaefer is currently a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the North Fulton Bar Association and the Council of Municipal Court Judges.

Wanda Dallas, Associate Judge

Wanda DallasWanda Dallas has practiced law for 27 years, serving as a Municipal Court Judge for 13 years in various cities including Riverdale, East Point, South Fulton, and Clayton County.

Jenny Nguyen, Associate Judge

Jenny NguyenNguyen has practiced law for more than 12 years, serving as Municipal Court Judge in Forest Park and Morrow for the last year.