Samir Patel has served as District Attorney for Bartow and Gordon Counties in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit since his appointment by Governor Kemp in 2021. Previously, he served as associate attorney of White & Choate, as Municipal Court Judge of Euharlee, Georgia, and as an assistant public defender for the Georgia Public Defender’s Standards Council for the Cherokee Judicial Circuit. He previously served as a Part Time Instructor at ITT Technical Institute in Kennesaw, teaching criminal law, constitutional law, and ethics. Patel earned his bachelor’s in Information Sciences and a B.B.A. from East Tennessee State University and his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law.