Judge Rachelle Carnesale

Judge Rachelle Carnesale

Judge Rachelle Carnesale

Judicial Assignment

  • 2019 – present: Superior Court of Fulton County

Education

  • Juris Doctor:  Emory University School of Law (1992)
  • Bachelor of Arts, with highest honors, Political Science:  University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (1989)

Professional Experience / Associations

  • Chief Assistant District Attorney, Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
  • Division Director, Georgia Department of Family and Children Services
  • Deputy Director, Georgia Office of the Child Advocate
  • Director, Georgia Child Death Investigation Program
  • Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit
  • Assistant District Attorney, Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
  • Assistant Attorney General, Law Department – State of Georgia
  • Founder and Past Chair, Georgia Infant Safe Sleep Coalition
  • Member, Georgia CAPTA (Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act) Panel  
  • Master, Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court
  • Member: Atlanta Bar Association, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, St. Thomas More Society, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

Standing Orders

Standing Management Order for Criminal Cases

Waiver of Arraignment and Entry of Appearance 2022