Yolanda L. Lewis

YOLANDA L. LEWIS is the district court administrator of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit and the court administrator for the Superior Court of Fulton County, the largest and busiest court system in Georgia. She previously served as court administrator for Clayton County and as assistant director of judicial liaison with the Administrative Office of the Courts. She has provided broad-scale administrative support, strategic direction, training, budget and resource management, alternative sentencing, program development, legislative direction, and executive-level project management for more than 1,100 judges across the state. Ms. Lewis has been credited with creating the Regional Justice Technology Expo for the Southeast Region of the United States and at least two award-winning court programs, one of which has been noted as a “National Best Practice” by the Justice Management Institute. She serves on the board of the Georgia Council of Court Administrators, Supreme Court Commission on Interpreters, and Georgia Accountability Courts Standing Committee. She serves as host of Fulton Justice, a program dedicated to providing citizens with a closer look at the Atlanta justice system. She is a graduate of the Michigan State University Certification program from the Georgia Council of Court Administrators, Leadership Clayton, and is currently enrolled in the American Institute for Diversity Management. Ms. Lewis earned a bachelor’s in criminal justice and a master’s in public administration and intergovernmental affairs from the University of South Alabama.