Hon. Jason B. Thompson

Hon. Jason B. Thompson

Judge
Location:
Fayetteville, Georgia
Phone:
(770) 716-4270
Fax:
(770) 716-4868

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, he was elected to serve as Fayette County Magistrate Court where he presided over both civil and criminal matters. In addition to having a private law practice and serving as a certified mediator, he has also presided as a Municipal Court Judge as well as prosecuting criminal cases for the State of Georgia.

Judge Thompson has received a number of professional and community awards. After serving as Chief Judge of the Trial Advocacy Board, he was asked to serve on the Order of Barristers. He was also 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 has also organized and lectured at The People's Law School of Fayette County.

Judge Thompson still serves on the Board of Directors for The Joseph Sams School and the Board of Advisors for The Southern Crescent Chorale. On most weekends, you can find him at the soccer fields either coaching or refereeing local youth games. He and his wife, Alisha, have three children, reside in Fayetteville, and attend Providence United Methodist Church.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D.
  • Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee
    • B.A.

Past Employment Positions

  • Webb, Lindsey & Wade, LLC, Attorney