¬†Solicitor-General’s Office

The Office of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General, under the direction of Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling, prosecutes more than 12,000 misdemeanor crimes committed in DeKalb County each year. These cases include domestic violence, elder abuse, cruelty to children, vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, harassment and stalking, trespassing and animal cruelty. This Office is also responsible for the prosecution of county ordinance violations, which combined with misdemeanors, affect the quality of life for DeKalb County’s more than 700,000 citizens.

The Office of the Solicitor-General diligently works to make a better, safer DeKalb County by preventing and deterring criminal activity through professional and impartial prosecution of crimes. The Office and its staff are committed to upholding the laws and statutes of Georgia and DeKalb County, while closely working with our police and communities to develop strategies that prevent crimes before they occur.

It takes a dedicated team to keep DeKalb safe. The entire staff of the Office of the Solicitor-General, including prosecutors, investigators, victim-witness advocates, community liaisons and legal assistants, is devoted to holding offenders accountable.

Get to know your partners in crime prevention at the Office of the DeKalb Solicitor-General. Contact us with questions or concerns by calling (404) 371-2201 or send an e-mail to solicitorinfo@dekalbcountyga.gov.


The mission of the DeKalb Solicitor-General’s Office is to prosecute misdemeanor crimes committed in DeKalb County in a diligent, fair, just and efficient manner while maintaining the highest ethical standards and ensuring that justice prevails for victims, defendants and citizens of DeKalb County.

Learn more about our various units by visiting their pages below:

Prosecution of Crimes

Special Victims Unit

Quality of Life

Diversion Unit

Traffic and Magistrate Court Division

Victim-Witness Advocate Program

Criminal Investigations

Legal Director of Training and Policy

Intakes and Record Division 

Legal Assistants

Grants Manager

Director of Communications

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media with an inquiry or have a website inquiry, please contact our Director of Communications.