Municipal Court

Notice of Court Closure

The Municipal Court of the City of Lawrenceville hereby provides notice that it will be closed for the rest of this week (January 5, 2021 through January 10, 2021). All previously scheduled court sessions for the week are canceled and regular court operations are suspended. We will resume with the regular court schedule next week (January 12, 2021). Individuals who are scheduled for court this week will be contacted regarding a new court date.

wrenceville Municipal Court reopened on May 19, 2020.


Many court dates and court times will be changed in order to comply with social distancing guidelines. Reschedule notices will be mailed to the address on file. Please call the clerk’s office seven (7) days prior to your court date to confirm the court date and court time. This information is available through our automated system 24/7 at 770.963.3288.

Declaration of Judicial Emergency
Guidelines for In-Court Judicial Proceedings


The mission of the Lawrenceville Municipal Court is to adjudicate cases fairly, impartially, and effectively. The well trained court staff strives to maintain accurate and efficient records, reporting, and case management.


The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over traffic offenses, violations of State law, and local ordinances that occur within the city limits of Lawrenceville. This court also hears Gwinnett County Animal Control violations and Georgia State Patrol traffic offenses that occur within the city limits of Lawrenceville. If your case did not occur within Lawrenceville's city limits, please contact the Gwinnett County Courts to search for your case.

Municipal Court Staff 

Chief Judge: Ethan Pham
Associate Judge: James Wall
Court Administrator: Demetra Morton
Solicitor: Frank Hartley
Solicitor: Jill Hauserman