Meet Judge Hydrick
Judge Stacey Hydrick has served the citizens of DeKalb County as a judge for nearly a decade — first as a State Court judge for more than 8 years, and now on the Superior Court since 2019.
Judge Hydrick began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Augusta Judicial Circuit where she prosecuted felonies and misdemeanors in Richmond, Columbia and Burke Counties. She went on to work as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Georgia Attorney General's Special Prosecution Division, where she focused on combating public corruption cases. She was later recruited to be a Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Fulton County District Attorney's Office, where she started the office's first Public Integrity Unit.
After almost ten years of serving as a prosecutor, Judge Hydrick left criminal law to become a civil attorney with the firm of Gray, Hedrick & Edenfield. She worked there for five years as an associate and then made partner, where she remained until she was appointed to the bench.
While serving as a Superior Court Judge, Judge Hydrick remains active in numerous bar-related and community organizations. She is a graduate of the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2012, has served as the Secretary of the DeKalb Bar Association since 2013, and is a board member of the Judicial Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. She also serves on the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Georgia Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, is an adjunct professor at Emory University College of Law, and in 2017, was appointed by the Georgia Supreme Court to serve on the Investigative Panel of the newly reconstituted Judicial Qualifications Commission.
Judge Hydrick received her bachelor’s degree in English from Emory University in 1989 and earned her law degree from Georgia State University in 1992. She has been married to her husband, Karl Hydrick, for more than twenty-five years. Karl is the Director of Security at the Marcus Jewish Community Center and they have lived in Dunwoody since 2001. They are the proud parents of two sons, Danny (23), a recent graduate of the University of Georgia, and Adam (20), a sophomore at the University of Alabama. They are also the parents of two rescue dogs, Sammy and Riley.
Honorary Campaign Chairman
Former DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown
Endorsements by Elected Officials & Community Leaders
DeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox
DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Johnson
DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson
DeKalb County Commissioner Nancy Jester
DeKalb County Superior Court Clerk Debra DeBerry
Former DeKalb County CEO Liane Levetan
Former DeKalb County District Attorney Bob Wilson
Georgia Senator Jen Jordan
Georgia Representative Mary Margaret Oliver
Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst
Brookhaven City Councilwoman Madeline Simmons
Dunwoody City Councilman Joe Seconder
Dunwoody City Councilwoman Pam Tallmadge
Dunwoody City Councilwoman Stacey Harris
DeKalb County Democratic Party Chair John Jackson
Cathy Adams-Carter • Steve Apolinsky • Ibrahim Awad • James Balli
Noreen Banks-Ware • Audrey Berland • Aisha Blanchard-Collins
Daniel Bloom • Lauren Boone • Michael Bowers • Ivory Brown
Stephanie Chavies • Otanya Clarke • Andy Cohen • Ellaretha Coleman
Shira Crittendon • J. Max Davis • Jesse A. Davis, III • Will Davis
Arman Deganian • Tony DelCampo • Daniel Dewoskin • Derin Dickerson
Keith Adams • Tim Bendin • Scott Bonder • Robert Bozeman • Andy Cash
Mawuli Davis • Miguel Dominquez • Boykin Edwards, Jr. • Alwyn Fredericks
Gerald A. Griggs • Bruce Hagen • William Hill • Genet Hopewell
Steven LaBriola • Pope Langdale • Kyla Lines • Yolvondra Martin-Brown
Scott Masterson • Sam Matchett (Retired) • Justin Miller • William Morrison
Brian D. Poe • Noah Pines • Mike Prieto • Andy Rogers • Chris Stewart
Darren Summerville • Dwight Thomas • Jeff Tompkins • Paul Weathington
Steven Weiner • Tracy Dorfman • Scott Drake • Shiel Edlin • Seth Eisenberg
Henry "Hank" Fellows • Scott Fortas • Joseph Fried • Wystan Getz
Musa Ghanayem • Adam Glecklen • Chris Glover • John Hadden • Brent Herrin
Max Hirsh • Shannon Hodder • Lynn Holland • Karen Inniss • Mark Issa
Steven Jackson • Elizabeth Jaffee • Stephen Justus • Matt Kahn
Alex Kaufman • Randy Kessler • Chong Kim • Jennifer Kurle • Sheri Lake
Nicole Leet • Cheryl Legare • Stacey Levy • Susan Levy • Deborah Lubin York
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Phil McCurdy • Alex Merritt • Grant Morain • Paul Morochnik • Joe Murphy
Roger Orlando • Gunner Pak • Esther Panitch • Gingie Peterson • Kurt Peterson
Jill Polster • Michael Regas • Jimmy Rice • Melody Richardson • Lynn Robertson
Lynn Roberson • Brandon Rosenbloom • Timothy Santelli • Joshua Schiffer
Ryan Schwartz • Ben Sessions • Mona Shuman • Eileen Shuman
Lauren Slepin • Lisa Smith Siegel • Marvin Solomiany • Savannah Steele
Jessica Stern • Nica Tallman • Steve Thornton • William Tinkler • Laura Voght
Quinton Washington • Michael Werner • Neil Wilcove • Kyle Williams
Kathleen Womack • Heather Wright • Sharon Zinns
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