Starting April 4th, the majority of Court dockets went back to being held in person. All attorneys should check their notice cards carefully, and if there is any confusion please contact the assigned Judge's staff. In lieu of providing a hard copy of motions and responses to the clerk's office as outlined in USCR 6.1, attorneys practicing in the Eastern Judicial Circuit shall provide a hard copy of their motions and responses directly to the assigned Judge's staff, specifically where a ruling or hearing date is being sought and the document is greater than three pages in length, including exhibits.
Pursuant to Uniform Superior Court Rule 6.1 when utilizing the e-filing system, the attorney or party shall notify the opposing parties and the assigned Judge, including their staff, by e-mail of the motion or response no later than 24-hours after e-filing.
Additionally, pursuant to Uniform Superior Court Rule 4.10, all attorneys practicing in the Eastern Judicial Circuit shall notify the Judge and their staff immediately upon the settlement or dismissal of any civil actions.
Timothy R. Walmsley
133 Montgomery Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone: (912) 652-7158
Fax: (912) 652-7522
Primary Case Manager - Criminal
Samantha Glaudel Smith
If you require assistance or information regarding a pending criminal case assigned to Judge Walmsley, please contact his Criminal Case Manager, Shana Frye at 652-7137.
If you require assistance or information regarding a pending civil case assigned to Judge Walmsley, please contact his Administrative Assistant, Debbie Carney at 652-7158.
Judge Walmsley was appointed to the Superior Court, Eastern Judicial Circuit, in February 2012 by Governor Nathan Deal. Prior to joining the Court he worked as Chatham County Magistrate and was a Partner in the Savannah law firm of Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C. specializing in commercial and real estate litigation. He also assisted his former firm's clients in ad valorem tax matters after serving as the General Counsel to the Chatham County Board of Tax Assessors.
Judge Walmsley received his J.D. with honors along with a Certificate in Environmental Law in 1996 from the Tulane University School of Law and received a B.S. in Environmental Studies in 1991 from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Prior to law school he worked as an environmental consultant with a firm based in Washington, D.C. where he conducted extensive site work and investigation on a variety of environmental issues.
Judge Walmsley is presently associated with numerous professional organizations and is actively involved in the Savannah community. He was named one of The Savannah Business Report and Journal's "40 under 40" notable Savannahians for 2004 and has been named a "Rising Star" of the Georgia Bar by Law & Politics and The Atlanta Magazine on three occasions. He is also a graduate of Leadership Savannah.