A native to Fayette County, Judge Thompson is a graduate of Maryville College and Cumberland School of Law. Prior to being appointed to the bench by Governor Nathan Deal in April, 2013, he was elected to serve as Fayette County Magistrate Court where he presided over both civil and criminal matters. Judge Thompson was elected Fayette County State Court Judge in May, 2014, in an uncontested race.
Judge Thompson has received a number of professional and community awards. Judge Thompson was re-appointed as the State Court Representative to the Chief Justice of Georgia’s Judicial Council Access, Fairness, and Public Trust and Confidence Committee. After serving as Chief Judge of the Trial Advocacy Board, he was asked to serve on the Order of Barristers. He was elected by his peers to serve as President of the Fayette County Bar Association. After serving as coach of the Fayette County High School and McIntosh High School mock trial teams, he served as Statewide Chairman of the High School Mock Trial Program. Judge Thompson currently serves on the Training Committee of the Council of Accountability Court Judges.
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