The following is a list of judges of the various courts of Wayne County.  The Superior Court of Wayne County  is located in the Brunswick Judicial Circuit.  The other counties are Appling, Camden, Glynn, and Jeff Davis.

Superior Court of Wayne County

Anthony L. Harrison

Stephen D. Kelley

Stephen G. Scarlett, Sr. (Chief Judge)

Roger B. Lane

State Court of Wayne County

R. Violet Bennett

Jesup Municipal Court

Joseph Phelps,III

Senior Judges of the Superior Courts

A.Ronnie Rahn, III

James R. Tuten

E.M. Wilkes, III 

Juvenile Court of Wayne County

Jerry Caldwell


Magistrate Court of Wayne County

Gary Browning (Chief Magistrate)

Tracy A. Brown

Crissy Boyles

Superior Court Judges

Judges of the Superior Court of Wayne County also serve the superior courts of four other counties of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit, including Camden, Glynn, Appling and Jeff Davis counties. They travel the circuit to hear matters in the respective superior courts, as indicated on the master calendar of activities for the circuit.

Judge Roger B. Lane 
Glynn County Courthouse 
701 H Street, Suite 202 
Brunswick, GA 31520 
Phone: (912) 554-7366 

Judge Anthony Harrison 
PO Box 609 
210 East 4th Street 
Woodbine, GA 31569 
Phone: (912) 576-6670 
Judge Stephen G. Scarlett Sr. 
Glynn County Courthouse 
701 H Street, Suite 203 
Brunswick, GA 31520 
Phone: (912) 554-7356 
Judge Stephen D. Kelley 
Glynn County Courthouse 
701 H Street, 
Brunswick, GA 
Phone: (912) 554-7372 
Judge Robert W. Guy, Jr.
P.O. Box 610
Woodbine, GA 31569
Phone: (912) 510-5970

Senior Superior Court Judges

Senior superior court judges are superior court judges who have retired but who, by law, may serve in the same official capacity as other superior court judges.

Judge A. Ronnie Rahn, III
Post Office Box 280
Reidsville, Georgia 30453
Telephone: (912) 557-6393
Office: Tattnall County Courthouse

Judge James R. Tuten
701 H Street
Brunswick, Georgia 30520
Telephone: (912) 267-4616
Office: Glynn County Court House

Judge E. M. Wilkes III
P.O. Drawer 1540
14 Jeff Davis St Ste 105
Hazlehurst, GA 31539
Phone: (912) 375.6632


Magistrate Court Judges

Magistrates process both civil and criminal matters.

Judge Gary Browning
P.O. Box 27
Jesup, GA 31598
Telephone: 912-427-5960
Office: Wayne County Courthouse

Judge Crissy Boyles
P.O. Box 375
Jesup, GA 31598
Telephone: 912-427-3888

Judge Tracy A. Brown
148 North Wayne Street
Jesup, GA 31546
Telephone: 912-427-2504


State Court Judge

The State Court of Wayne County has criminal and civil, non-jury pleas and motions as scheduled.

Judge R. Violet Bennett
PO Box 1045
Jesup, Ga 31598


Jesup Municipal Court Judge

Judge Joseph Phelps, III
P.O. Box 285
Jesup, GA 31598
Telephone: 912-427-4779

Juvenile Court Judge

Juvenile court is held every month as scheduled. Juvenile hearings are not open to the public.

Judge Jerry Caldwell
P.O. Box 1075
Jesup, GA 31598
Telephone: 912-427-8954