The Honorable Brian K. Fortner

Appointed By: Gov. John Nathan Deal

Biography

The Hon. Brian K. Fortner is a judge for the Douglas County State Court in Georgia. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Nathan Deal in 2018, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. W. O’Neal Dettmering, Jr.

Fortner oversees the Moderate Risk Track of the Douglas County Misdemeanor DUI and Drug Accountability Court. He also sits on the Legislative Committee of the Counsel of Accountability Court Judges.

Prior to his appointment, Fortner was the District Attorney for Douglas County, a position to which he was elected in 2014.

Fortner earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Georgia College. He then completed a J.D. at Georgia State University College of Law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2000.

After graduating from law school, Fortner began his legal career as an assistant district attorney for the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. He served in that capacity until 2007, at which time he was appointed Solicitor General of Douglas County. Fortner returned to the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office in 2012. He spent the next two years as its Chief Assistant District Attorney.

When not presiding over legal matters, Fortner has been involved with Fit For the Future, Beyond the Front Porch, Youth Against Violence, Youth Emporium, and the Boy Scouts. He also assists with Operation Christmas Douglas County.

Fortner resides in Winston, Georgia, with his wife and twin sons.

He is registered as a Republican.

Recent Cases by Hon. Brian K. Fortner

On September 29, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 29, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 30, 2022

On September 29, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 29, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 30, 2022

On September 29, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 29, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 30, 2022

On September 28, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 28, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 29, 2022

On September 28, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 28, 2022

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 29, 2022

On September 28, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 28, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 29, 2022

On September 28, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 28, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 29, 2022

On September 27, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 27, 2022

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 28, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 27, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 27, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 27, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 27, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 27, 2022

On September 26, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 26, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 27, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

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Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

On September 22, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Judge BRIAN K. FORTNER presiding.

Filed

Sep 22, 2022

Status

OP

County

Douglas County, GA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 23, 2022

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