Judge Talia J. Nurse

8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Office: (770) 920-7245 / Cell: (770) 331-5005
Email: tnurse@douglascountyga.gov


Juvenile Court of Douglas County Douglasville, Georgia Associate Judge

January 2020 to Present

  • Preside over all stages of dependency cases, CHINS and delinquency cases, and traffic offenses
  • Preside over Douglas County Family Treatment Court (Accountability Court)
  • Preside as Superior Court designee over transferred domestic relations cases

Law Office of Talia J. Nurse, LLC Douglasville, Georgia Owner/Sole Practitioner 2009-2019

  • Family Law – represented and defended clients in divorce, child custody, and child support matters; represented clients in adoption proceedings
  • Personal Injury – represented clients in automobile and premises liability matters

Douglas County Juvenile Public Defenders Office / Parent & Child Attorney 2013-2019

  • Represented youth at detention hearings, adjudication, and disposition hearings in delinquency cases
  • Represented youth or parent/guardian in all stages of dependency cases (including guardianships, termination of parental rights)

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP Atlanta, Georgia Litigation Associate 2009

  • Represented clients in child custody and child support modification actions in Alabama and Georgia
  • Assisted in defense of premises liability and personal injury actions

Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP Atlanta, Georgia Premises Liability Associate 2008-2009

  • Assisted in defense of corporate clients in premises liability cases (slip and falls, negligent security), identified areas of legal exposure and recommendations for efficient resolution of insurance claims

The Finley Firm, PC Atlanta, Georgia Premises Liability/Workers’ Compensation Associate 2007-2008

  • Assisted in defense of employers in workers’ compensation claims and premises liability claims (slip and falls, trip and falls)

Balch & Bingham LLP – Birmingham, Alabama/Atlanta, Georgia Litigation Associate 2004-2006

  • Assisted in representation of clients in commercial litigation, employment litigation, and copyright infringement actions in federal district courts of Georgia and Alabama


  • Rotary Club of Douglas County
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Charter Member of Paulding Chapter
  • National Council of Family and Juvenile Court Judges (NCJFCJ)
  • National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) – Certified Child Welfare Law Specialist


Georgia State Bar, 2005

*Alabama State Bar, 2004


  • University of Georgia School of Law Juris Doctor – May 2004
  • Southern Methodist University B.A. Corporate Communications with Honors Distinction – May 2001







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