Jason J. Deal

Judge Jason J. Deal
Chief Judge
Phone Number
(770) 531-6996


Presiding judge over the Drug Court.


Judge Jason J. Deal has served as a Superior Court Judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit since June 2005. He is the presiding judge of the Hall County Drug Court and the Dawson County Treatment Court. Previously Deal served as the District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Magistrate Judge of the Hall County Magistrate Court, Assistant District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, County Attorney for Dawson County, and as an associate with the law firm of Thompson, Fox, Chandler, Homans, Hicks & McKennon.

Deal received his law degree from the University of Georgia and his bachelor's of science degree from Furman University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Judge Deal served as the first chairman of the Georgia Council of Accountability Court Judges and sat on the Georgia Criminal Justice Reform Committee. He is also the former chairman of the Edmonson Telford Center for Children. He is active with the Council of Superior Court Judges serving on several committees and is a recipient of the Emory Findley Award.

Deal is married to Denise Fallin Deal and they have 3 children.

Contact Information

Office Number
(770) 531-6996

Mailing Address
PO Box 49
Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address
225 Green St SE
4th Floor, Courtroom 401
Gainesville, GA 30501

Staff Information

Donna Nordan
Judicial Assistant
Criminal and Administrative
dnordan [at] hallcounty.org (dnordan@hallcounty.org)

Elisa Matthews
Judicial Assistant
Civil and Domestic
elisa.matthews [at] hallcounty.org

(Adam) Chase Keith
Staff Attorney
adam.keith [at] hallcounty.org

Ken Barrett
Court Reporter
kenbarrettcourtreporter [at] gmail.com