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Judge Rachelle Carnesale

Judicial Assignments

  • 2019 – present: Superior Court of Fulton County


  • 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