Superior Court Judge, DeKalb County, Georgia
Judge Mark Anthony Scott was elected as a Superior Court Judge in the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit in August, 2004, and is a former Chief Judge in the Circuit. Judge Scott presides over civil, domestic relations, and criminal felony matters, and is a graduate of the National Judicial College.
Judge Scott attended California State University, Fresno, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication in 1980. Judge Scott graduated from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. in 1984. During law school, Judge Scott became a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He excelled in his Fraternal Life having reached the position of a Province Polemarch in only 7 years after initiation. He is the 2007 recipient of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Elder Watson Diggs Award.
He has been a member of the DeKalb County Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., since 1993, serving as the organization's first paid Executive Director. Judge Scott serves on the Board of Directors, and is presently their parliamentarian.
As a past president of the DeKalb Bar Association, Judge Scott has demonstrated a successful and longstanding commitment to the legal community. He is also a recipient of the 9th Annual Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, and recognized as a Fresno State University College of Arts & Humanities Distinguished Alumni.