David Motes

Superior Court
Title: Senior Judge
Phone: 706-387-6392

Judge Motes has served as a Superior Court Judge since January 1, 1996, when he was appointed to the post by then Governor, and former U.S. Senator, the Honorable Zell Miller.

Judge Motes served as Judge of the State Court of Jackson County from 1989 to 1995, and as an Assistant District Attorney for the Piedmont Judicial Circuit from 1981 to 1988.

Judge Motes received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1980, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia in 1977 with a degree in political science.


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