Ardra L. Bey


Ardra L. Bey

Judge Ardra L. Bey was appointed to serve as judge in the Municipal Court of Atlanta by Mayor Kasim Reed.  She currently presides over general traffic matters. Judge Bey earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Prior to her appointment, Judge Bey practiced for over twelve years in various state and federal courts in Alabama and Georgia. Judge Bey began her practice in a boutique law firm in Alabama where she represented civil plaintiffs, the Alabama Teacher's Union, city governments and criminal defendants. After relocating to Georgia, Judge Bey expanded her practice to include complex civil litigation and representation of defendants charged with serious felony offenses.

Judge Bey is the recipient of many awards and honors and has authored several legal articles, but she is particularly proud of her legal work on behalf of veterans to assist with understanding their rights. Judge Bey is a member of several professional and civic organizations including the board of the Buckhead Branch of the Atlanta-Fulton County Library System, the Buckhead Business Association, the Gate City Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


Special Assistant: Roshedia Clark


Case Manager: Toni Hines


Judicial Assistant: JaVanna Holley