Lindsay H. Burton

Judge Lindsay H. Burton
Phone Number
(770) 531-6862


Judge Burton was elected to the Superior Court bench in 2022 and took office on January 1, 2023.  She was previously appointed as Juvenile Court Judge for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit (Hall and Dawson County) in October of 2013 and was appointed Chief Judge in January of 2015.  As a Juvenile Court Judge, she represented the circuit at the Court Improvement Initiative Conferences and served on the executive committee for the Council of Juvenile Court Judges.  She continues to serve on the Justice for Children committee.  As a Superior Court Judge, she will preside over PAC Court and a portion of REACT Court in addition to presiding over criminal, civil, and domestic matters in Hall and Dawson counties.

Prior to joining the bench, Judge Burton worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit’s District Attorney’s Office for thirteen years, earning the title of Chief Assistant District Attorney for the Circuit.  She took on many of the most challenging cases involving juveniles as victims of sexual and physical abuse.  During her thirteen years within the District Attorney’s Office, Judge Burton tried more than one hundred ten jury trials.

Judge Burton received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and received her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University Law School.  Judge Burton has been married to her husband Bonner, for more than nineteen years.  Judge Burton, her husband, and two boys have made Gainesville their home.

Contact Information

Office Number
(770) 531-6862

Fax Number
(770) 533-7678

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 3362
Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address
225 Green St SE
4th Floor, Courtroom 403
Gainesville, GA 30501

Staff Information

Christy Brookshire
Judicial Assistant
christy.brookshire [at]

Trina Swan
Calendar Clerk
tswan [at]

Emily Angel
Law Clerk
emily.angel [at]

Bill Abel
Court Reporter
courtabel [at]