Judge Lisa Lott

Jurisdiction

Updated March 16, 2020 at 4:22 p.m.:

In accordance with Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton’s Order of March 14, 2020, all non essential matters, both criminal and civil, shall be suspended in all Georgia Superior Court courtrooms until April 13, 2020. With regard to Judge Lott’s courtroom, and in accordance with Justice Melton’s Order, all matters shall be considered continued by direction of this Court, and all matters involving a sensitive time due date shall be tolled until further Order of the Georgia Supreme Court. With regard to essential matters, if an individual’s health and safety is an emergency, please call Ms. Bardner at (706) 310-3606, or (706) 613-3185, or email Ms. Bardner at kelli.bardner@accgov.com. All telephone voicemails go directly to her email, and she will get them instantly. All emergency matters will be handled in accordance with Justice Melton’s directive.

Please call or email us with any questions or concerns. We greatly appreciate your continued understanding and patience. 

Judge Lisa Lott


Judge Lott presides in the Superior Court of the Western Judicial Circuit, which covers Athens-Clarke County and Oconee County. The Superior Courts are Georgia’s highest level trial courts of general jurisdiction, with exclusive constitutional authority over felony criminal cases, family law cases, equity matters, and other actions.

Judge Lott was sworn-in December 28, 2018.