In the heart of Fulton County, a new judge has taken her seat on the Magistrate Court Bench, and her name is Elizabeth Emmanuel. Judge Emmanuel is not just any ordinary judge, for her journey to the bench has been paved with hard work and dedication.
Hailing from Haddock, Georgia, Judge Emmanuel is a shining example of a true Georgia peach. She earned her stripes at the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude, before earning her law degree with honors from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. But her education was just the beginning.
Judge Emmanuel’s career began with serving in the chambers of the Honorable Herbert E. Phipps of the Georgia Court of Appeals as a legal intern. With over ten years of legal experience under her belt, she sharpened her skills as a corporate litigator with the international law firm King & Spalding LLP. She represented Fortune 100 companies in multi-state, federal civil litigation, proving herself to be a fierce and formidable legal opponent. But her desire to make a difference in the lives of her fellow Georgians led her to serve as a Senior Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. There, she prosecuted complex felony and misdemeanor cases involving adult and juvenile offenders, proving her commitment to justice.
With her impressive background, Judge Emmanuel is no stranger to the spotlight. She has been featured as a guest attorney on CourtTV, providing national legal commentary and analysis. Judge Emmanuel is also a member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar, showcasing her dedication to diversity and inclusion.
Judge Emmanuel is a true embodiment of the American dream, showcasing that anyone can achieve success with hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. Her passion for justice and commitment to making a difference in the lives of her fellow Georgians make her an ideal candidate for her position on the bench.