Judge Teresa A. Mann was appointed to serve as judge in the Municipal Court of Atlanta by Mayor Kesha Lance Bottoms in 2021. She currently presides over general traffic and civil matters. Judge Mann is a native of West Virginia, relocating to Atlanta in 1993. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Associate in Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia in 1990. Judge Mann earned her Juris Doctor degree from West Virginia University College of Law, in Morgantown, West Virginia in 1993.
Prior to her appointment, Judge Mann practiced law in the metropolitan Atlanta legal community for over 27 years as both a solo practitioner and as a founding partner with the law firm Mann & Moran, PC. Judge Mann litigated civil and criminal cases on the local, state, and federal levels. Over the span of her career Judge Mann also served as a Solicitor and as Indigent Defense Counsel in multiple municipalities throughout Fulton County and her career has been distinguished by numerous appearances before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court.
Most notably, Judge Mann holds the honor of having successfully argued a case of first impression before the Georgia Supreme Court that resulted in a published and precedent setting opinion. In 2019, Judge Mann was appointed by Chief Judge Fani T. Willis (now Fulton County District Attorney) to serve as Judge Pro Tem for the City of South Fulton Municipal Court. Judge Mann is actively involved in both civic and legal organizations and is a member of the Gate City Bar Association and the prestigious Charles Longstreet Welter Family Law Inn of Court.
Special Assistant: Hazel Boykin
Case Manager: Brittany Mitchell
Judicial Assistant: Robin Decker