Tunde Akinyele is a respected attorney, advocate and jurist in DeKalb County. He has resided in DeKalb County for nearly two decades. Tunde is running for Superior Court Judge because he is passionate about working in the court system to reduce recidivism, especially among our youth. Tunde is also committed to supporting adequate rehabilitation programs that can better prepare those who have paid their debt to society to re-enter the community successfully. Tunde will be a judge that is respectful and fair.

Qualified to Serve

Tunde is the Municipal Court Chief Judge in Lithonia. He is also a Designated Judge in DeKalb State Court. He has served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Solicitor-General in DeKalb County. Tunde is currently the owner of a private practice law firm. He is a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law, Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, and the University of South Carolina. Tunde is fluent in Spanish and has working knowledge of French.

Committed to our Community

  • Member of DeKalb Bar Association
  • Member of GABWA
  • Member of DeKalb NAACP
  • Member of the Gate City Bar Association
  • Member of the DeKalb Lawyers Association
  • Past member of the 100 Black Men of DeKalb County
  • Past board member of the Scottdale Early Learning Center
  • Vice President of the Battlecrest Homeowners Association
  • Columbia Elementary Career Day participant
  • Guest speaker at the Decatur High School NAACP

Election Day Tuesday, May 22, 2018


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