Judge Ural Glanville (Chief Judge)

Judge Glanville  (Chief Judge)

Judge Ural Glanville (Chief Judge)

Judicial Assignment

  • 2005 – Present: Superior Court of Fulton County
  • 2022 – Present: Chief Judge, Atlanta Judicial Circuit
  • 1995 – 2004: Magistrate Court of Fulton County


  • Masters, Strategic Studies: United States Army War College (2008)
  • Juris Doctor: University of Georgia (1987)
  • Bachelor, History: University of Georgia (1984)

Professional Experience / Associations

  • Brigadier General, Chief Judge (IMA) United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Commanding General, NATO Rule of Law Support Mission/Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University School of Law
  • Private Practice, Ural Glanville, P.C.
  • Litigation Associate, Arrington & Hollowell
  • Senior Trial Prosecutor, Solicitor’s Office of DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Senior Prosecutor, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
  • Defense Attorney, United States Army Trial Defense Service
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland & City Colleges of Chicago, European Divisions
  • Prosecutor, Solicitor’s Office of Fulton County, Georgia
  • Probation Officer, Georgia Department of Corrections, Fulton County
  • Graduate, Leadership Atlanta

Standing Orders

Effective Monday, May 4, 2020 all people entering the courthouse complex and all Fulton County buildings are required to wear a mask, scarf or other covering on their face prior to entering. Masks shall be worn in all public areas of all buildings, and social distancing of at least six feet shall be maintained.

Governor's Executive Order regarding custody