Susan Washington has over twenty years of judicial service, including serving as a guest justice on the Georgia Supreme Court. Presently, she presides in the Family Division of the Superior Court of Fulton County. Previously, she served on the State Court of Fulton County and the City Court of Atlanta. She has lectured nationally and taught judges in Russia and the Philippines. Currently, she is a member of the faculty of the National Judicial College.
She has served as a member on the Georgia Commission on Family Violence, the Georgia Commission on Child Support and served as Chair of the Georgia’s Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. She has served in leadership capacity on the boards of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Camp Fire USA Georgia, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Judicial Sections of the Atlanta and Gate City Bar Associations, Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Buckhead Cascade City Chapter, The Links, Incorporated, National Conference of Christians and Jews and the YWCA of Greater Atlanta.
Her numerous awards include the Peace and Justice Service Award bestowed by the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and being recognized as one of Georgia’ s Most Influential Women (Top 50) and the YWCA’s Academy of Women Achievers.
She has served as a “Judicial Expert” on the Montel Williams Show, helped create the Atlanta cable television show, Legally Speaking, and has appeared as WSB Channel 2’s Noonday Show “Legal Expert.”
Susan lives in Atlanta with her family.
Learn more at www.susanwashington.com.