Municipal Court

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Municipal Court Mission Statement: 

The Brookhaven Municipal Court adjudicates cases arising out of violations of traffic laws, local ordinances and certain State misdemeanors. It is the Court's mission to provide efficient, fair resolution of all matters coming before it, and to ensure that all Court users are afforded ready access to the Court. The Court will continue to emphasize public awareness and education, and further develop its procedures, so that the Court may continue to provide excellent customer service.

Brookhaven's Municipal Court has jurisdiction over ordinance violations and state misdemeanors, including traffic violations, which occur within the city limits.

Brookhaven Municipal Court is located on the first floor of the Brookhaven Police Department at 2665 Buford Highway, Brookhaven GA, 30324.

Parking at the Police Department is limited so please arrive early. Additional parking can be found at 2695 Buford Highway.

Contact the court at 404-637-0660 or



Laura Stevenson, Chief Judge

Judge Laura E. Stevenson was appointed Brookhaven’s first chief judge in April. She runs her own legal practice, specializing in commercial disputes, employment, consumer credit and civil rights. She previously served as a magistrate judge in Cobb County. Stevenson graduated from Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Law.



Jonathan Granade, Judge Pro Tem

Judge Jonathan Granade was appointed in February 2013. He is a partner in The Granade Law Firm, LLC, where he represents healthcare companies in connection with data privacy and security matters and data breach situations.  Previously he was a partner with Gilson Athans P.C., where he represented governments, businesses and individuals in litigation matters. Before joining Gilson Athans, Granade served as an assistant district attorney in the Toombs Judicial Circuit near Augusta. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Emory University School of Law.

Directions to Brookhaven Municipal Court

If you are traveling south on I-85:

  • Take I-85 South to Exit 89 toward GA-42/North Druid Hills Road
  • Merge onto the access road
  • Turn right onto North Druid Hills Road
  • At the second light, turn left onto Buford Highway
  • 2665 Buford Highway will be on your left

If you are traveling north on I-85:

  • Take I-85 North to Exit 86, GA 13, toward Buford Highway
  • Merge onto Buford Highway/GA 13
  • 2665 Buford Highway will be on your right

If you are traveling south on GA 400: 

  • Take Exit 1, Sidney Marcus Boulevard
  • Turn left onto Sidney Marcus Boulevard
  • Turn left onto Buford Highway
  • 2665 Buford Highway will be on your right