12 East Park Square, Courtroom 2D
Marietta, GA 30090
Judicial Administrative Specialist
Judge Thompson was appointed to the State Court Bench in February 2013. He previously worked in the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office for seven years, leaving there as a Senior Assistant District Attorney. Judge Thompson practiced law from 2003-2006 as a criminal defense attorney at the firm of Thompson & Pursley, P.C. in Marietta, Georgia, served in the Cobb Judicial Circuit as an Assistant District Attorney from 2000 - 2003, and prior to that, served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Western Judicial Circuit from 1995 - 2000. Judge Thompson has an undergraduate degree from Emory University and a law degree from the University of Georgia. He is married with four children.