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Magistrate Court Judge:
Judge Kimberly A. Gallant
Judge Gallant is active in her community, serving as a troop leader for Girl Scouts and as a board member for the North Gwinnett Schools Education Foundation, Inc. Additionally, she serves as the Chief Tribune for her legal fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. Judge Gallant is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett (best class of 2017!).
Kimberly A. Gallant is a judge with the Magistrate Court of Gwinnett County. Judge Gallant primarily handles domestic matters, including divorces, child custody, and legitimation proceedings. She also presides over civil and felony criminal jury trials. Judge Gallant hears dispossessory proceedings, applications for restraining orders, and issues search and arrest warrants. Before taking the bench, she was a staff attorney for four years and a prosecutor for 10 years. She received her undergraduate degree in criminal justice from the University of Georgia in 1997 and graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 2000.
State Court Judge:
Judge Erica Dove
Judge Erica K. Dove is a judge in the State Court of Gwinnett County.
Before taking the bench, she began her legal career at King & Spalding, LLC in Atlanta. Judge Dove worked as an assistant solicitor general in the Gwinnett County SolicitorGeneral’s Office from 2005 to 2015 where she prosecuted misdemeanor crimes and served in many capacities in all the State Court treatment courts and programs. She also served as a prosecutor for several municipal courts, including Norcross, Suwanee, Lilburn, and others.
Furthermore, Judge Dove ran her own law firm for seven years, where she served as a court appointed attorney on the Indigent Defense List in Gwinnett County, as the defense attorney on the Veteran’s Court Team in Gwinnett State Court, as well as serving as a judge in the Municipal Courts of Lilburn and Chamblee.
Judge Dove has been a resident of Gwinnett County since 1981. She attended Beaver Ridge Elementary, Sweetwater Middle, and Meadowcreek High schools. Judge Dove received her Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice e from Howard University and her Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law, in Washington, DC. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her rescue dog, Bentley.
GCPS Program Specialist for Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security:
Dr. Rebecca Rolader Streetman
Dr. Rebecca Rolader Streetman, a South Gwinnett High School class of 1992 graduate, is the Law and Justice Program Specialist for Gwinnett County Public Schools. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia in 1997 and began teaching at her alma mater in 1998. She later went back to UGA and earned her master’s in education in 2001 and her Specialist in Education in 2004. She completed her doctorate degree from Liberty University in 2018.
Dr. Streetman has deep roots in Gwinnett County, where her parents were raised, married, and still reside. She is also the mother of two children. In her 20 years of teaching at South Gwinnett High School, she has taught various forms of business and law and has designed and written numerous curricula for students throughout the state of Georgia. Dr. Streetman was also a reviewer for the textbook, Law for Business and Personal Use (19th edition), South-Western Publishing, 2012. Most recently, Dr. Streetman was recognized as the 2022 Lillian B. Jarvis Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance for her work in law-related education.
Executive Counsel - Georgia Department of Labor:
Dana Woodall was born and raised in Gwinnett County and is a graduate of South Gwinnett High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from George Washington University and Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Woodall began her legal career as an assistant attorney general in the Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia before becoming an assistant solicitor general for the City of Atlanta. She then served as an assistant solicitor general and deputy chief solicitor general in the Gwinnett County Solicitor General’s Office where she prosecuted misdemeanor crimes and served as the lead prosecutor for the Gwinnett County State Court Veterans Court and all other misdemeanor accountability courts.
After leaving prosecution, Woodall was in private practice with Crawford & Boyle, LLC from 2019 to 2023. Her practice focused primarily on family law cases. She represented clients in both felony and misdemeanor criminal defense. Woodall also served as a guardian ad litem for divorce, legitimation, and custody disputes.
In January 2023, Woodall was named executive counsel to Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson. She was promoted to chief operating officer of the Georgia Department of Labor in April 2023. As COO, she oversees the agency's state-wide operations, the many new initiatives championed by Commissioner Thompson, and more than 900 Georgia Department of Labor employees delivering essential services to the people of Georgia.
Court Services Supervisor:
Janese Turner is the Court Services Supervisor and has been with Gwinnett County for the past 4 years. While working for the county she has earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration. She is happily married and has three children and two rescued dogs. She loves reading, hiking and traveling with her family.