Clint G. Bearden

Judge Clint G. Bearden
Phone Number
(770) 538-5399


Presiding judge over Young Adult, Early Intervention and the Bravo Track of Drug Court.


Judge Clint G. Bearden has served as a Superior Court Judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit since his appointment by Governor Nathan Deal in January, 2018. Previously, Bearden served as a Magistrate Judge of the Dawson County Magistrate Court and maintained a general law practice.

Judge Bearden is a proud “Double Dawg,” having received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. Additionally, Judge Bearden is a graduate of the Georgia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy, Leadership Dawson County, Leadership Hall County and the Zell Miller Foundation Leadership Institute.

Professionally, he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Association and the Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association.    Judge Bearden is also involved with the Georgia Council of Accountability Court Judges and serves on various committees within the Council of Superior Court Judges, including the Council’s legislative liaison team.

Within the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Judge Bearden presides over the Hall County Drug Treatment Accountability Court’s Early Intervention, Young Adult and Adult “Bravo” Track courts, one of the largest accountability court programs in the State of Georgia.   

Judge Bearden is a lifelong resident of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit and graduated from Dawson County High School. His wife, Jamey, is a Spanish teacher within the Hall County School System and the couple has four children.

Contact Information

Office Number
(770) 538-5399

Email Address
beardenoffice [at]
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Mailing Address
PO Box 1478
Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address
225 Green St SE
2nd Floor, Courtroom 202
Gainesville, GA 30501

Staff Information

Davida Simpson
Judicial Assistant
davida.simpson [at]

Whitney Roberts
Judicial Legal Assistant
whitney.roberts [at]

Susan D. Brown
Staff Attorney
susan.d.brown [at]

DeVonna Seabolt
Court Reporter
devonna.seabolt [at]
(706) 429-6866