T. E. Cauthorn

T. E. Cauthorn

Cauthorn Nohr & Owen
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  • Georgia
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Judge Tom Cauthorn is the founder of Cauthorn Nohr & Owen, a boutique law firm that provides general civil, probate and criminal legal services. He is an experienced trial lawyer and judge, and has participated in hundreds of jury and non-jury trials in his more than 45 years practicing law.

Judge Cauthorn’s professional experience includes Court America as a principal in mediation, arbitration and case evaluation; Georgia Supreme Court Special Master; Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution as a registered mediator, arbitrator, and case evaluator for general civil and domestic relations matters; and, Cobb County Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution as an approved panelist for court annexed mediation and case evaluation matters.

He served as a judge in the State Court of Cobb County and the Georgia Superior Courts for the Cobb Judicial Circuit. Judge Cauthorn is a former president of the Council of State Court Judges of Georgia and former member of the Judicial Council of Georgia. He is a past member of the Georgia House of Representatives, and during his tenure served on numerous Legislative Committees and Commissions, including the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Child Support Commission.

Judge Cauthorn is a Special Master for the Supreme Court of Georgia for attorney discipline matters and for six years served first as a Member and finally as the Chair of the Georgia Board of Bar Examiners. He currently serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the State Bar of Georgia General Practice and Trial Section and is a past Member of the Board of Visitors for the Mercer Law School.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Education Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    DUI & DWI
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Cauthorn Nohr & Owen
State Court of Cobb County
Georgia Superior Courts
Cobb Judicial Circuit
Member of the House of Representatives
Georgia Legislature
Tradition of Excellence Award
State Bar of Georgia General Practice and Trial Section
General Practice
Amicus Curiae
Supreme Court of Georgia
Recognition of service as a Member and Chair of the State Board of Bar Examiners of Georgia
Robert H. Cleveland Award of Professionalism
Cobb County Bar Association
Presented to Thomas E. Cauthorn as an attorney of Cobb County whose personal and professional life relects the qualities of Bobby Cleveland, a kind and gentle lawyer.
Resolution of Appreciation
Board of Human Resources of Georgia
Gideon's Trumpet Award
Georgia Indigent Defense Council
Distinguished Service Award
Cobb County Arts Commission
President's Award
Cobb Arts Council
Democrat of the Year
Cobb County Democratic Party
Friend of Children
The Council for Children, Inc.
Five Outstanding Young Men in Georgia
Georgia Jaycees
Certificate of Appreciation
State Bar of Georgia
For service as Chair of State Bar and YLS Law Day Committees
Speaking Engagements
Recent Developments in Mediation, Urgent Leal Matters Institute at Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Registration ID 4746-8270-6467-2256 - Arbitration, General Civil Mediation, Domestic Relations Mediation
Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution
Georgia Bar Number 117400, to plead and practice in the trial courts of the State of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
Websites & Blogs
Cauthorn, Nohr & Owen: Marietta Law Firm
Contact & Map
212 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Telephone: (770) 528-0150
Fax: (678) 501-5296
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Outside of regular business hours, we may be contacted by calling 404-285-2818