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|Current Court Information:|
|Bachelors:||University of Florida|
|Law School:||South Texas College of Law|
|Candidate for:||Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit|
|Election information 2012:|
|Election date:||July 31, 2012|
Judge Rothenberg graduated from the South Texas College of Law with a Doctorate in Jurisprudence Degree. His undergraduate degree was in Jewish Law and Studies from the University of Florida, where he graduated with High Honors. His honors thesis on Jewish studies is found amongst the collection of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
After law school, Judge Rothenberg moved to Atlanta where he passed the bar and began work as an associate at a small law firm in Roswell, Georgia. There he gained experience in many areas of the law, both civil law and criminal defense. In 2006, he formed the litigation law firm of Rothenberg & Barnes, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rothenberg was appointed to the DeKalb County Recorder's Court in 2007, at age 29. He is believed to have been one of the youngest judges ever appointed in Georgia's history. Rothenberg serves on a part time basis, blending hearing cases with his ongoing legal career.
- See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2012
Rothenberg competed against Yvonne Hawks, Courtney Johnson and Denise M. Warner in his bid for the Superior Court in the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit in the general election.  He was defeated by Courtney Johnson in the runoff election on November 30, 2010, receiving 38.6% of the vote. 
- See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2010
In 2008, Rothenberg ran unsuccessfully for Superior Court Judge against incumbent Gail Flake. 
- Michael Rothenberg's campaign contributions
- Courthouse News Service, "SEC Busts Failed Judicial Candidate," June 3, 2011
- ↑ Peach Pundit: Micael Rothenberg
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Michael Rothenberg's Campaign Webpage
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "Preliminary List of Candidates on the July 31, 2012 General Non-Partisan Election Ballot," Accessed May 29, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "General Primary/General Nonpartisan/Special Election," accessed August 1, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, Non-Partisan Candidates on the November 2, 2010 General Election Ballot
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, Unofficial Results of the General Election Runoff
- ↑ Superior Court Judge Race Results
- ↑ Peach Pundit: Rothenberg quits campaign