Charles W. Chesbro

4930 Clark Lake WayAcworth, GA 30102
Phone: 678 360 6568
Email: ChesbroC@aol.com

Magistrate Judge, Cobb County, Georgia- 1990 – present
Civil Claims (up to $ 15k), Arrest Warrants, Search Warrants, Motor Vehicles First Appearance Hearings, Bonds, Probably Cause Hearings, Landlord/Tenant

Adjunct Professor, Kennesaw State University- 1992 – present
Presently: American Government, Legal Research, Constitutional Law & Courts. Previously: Mock Trial and Negotiation.

Municipal Court Judge, Cities of Kennesaw and Acworth, Georgia- 2013 – present
Traffic and Ordinance Violations

Institute for Continuing Judicial Education – Judicial Recertification courses in Evidence, Small Claims, Personal Injury, Contracts, Trial, Legislative Updates, Ethics, Ordinances, Attorney Fees, and the General Recertification Course. Also taught combined courses for Magistrate and Municipal judges.

Georgia Magistrate Court Council – Legal Research Committee Chair – 1994-2002
Updating Judges statewide on case law and legislation

Attorney at Law, 1988 to present. Civil Litigation, including Business and Commercial Disputes, Family Law, Real Estate Litigation, Injury, and Wills

Admitted to Practice – Georgia 1988, Colorado 1990, District of Columbia 1990

Certified Mediator, State of Georgia. Mediating in all courts since 1992
Mediation of hundreds of Civil and Domestic cases, of many “shapes and sizes”

Certified Case Evaluator – State of Georgia and Cobb County since 1993

Public Seminars Taught – Civil Small Claims Cases and Bad Check Seminars through the Magistrate Court and the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce

Cobb Justice Foundation – co-founder along with Adele Grubbs and Robert Ingram
Assisting with Legal Aid in providing attorneys for representation of lower-income individuals and families

Juris Doctor – Georgia State University School of Law, cum laude, 1987
American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts, Evidence, UCC 2

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