T. E. Cauthorn


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Associate Counsel:
Brittany Schmidt, Esq.

Support Staff:
Cherie Eason, paralegal

Tom (“T.E.”) Cauthorn is the founder of Cauthorn Nohr & Owen. He is an experienced trial lawyer and judge, and has participated in hundreds of jury and non-jury trials in his more than 40 years practicing law.

T.E.’s professional experience includes Court America as a mediator, arbitrator and case evaluator; Georgia Supreme Court Special Master; Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution as a registered mediator and arbitrator for general civil and domestic relations; and Cobb County Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution as an approved panelist for court annexed mediation and case evaluation.

He served as a judge in the State Court of Cobb County and the Georgia Superior Courts, Cobb Judicial Circuit. T.E. 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.

T.E. currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He also served on the President’s Advisory Committee on Legislation from 2009-2013, and chaired that committee from 2010-2011.

T.E.’s honors include the Robert H. Cleveland Award of Professionalism from the Cobb County Bar Association and a Resolution of Appreciation from the Board of Human Resources of Georgia and the Gideon’s Trumpet Award from the Georgia Indigent Defense Council.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserve, and retired as a Captain. T.E. currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Cobb County Youth Museum and is a 40+ year member of the Marietta Kiwanis Club.

- Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law

Bar Admissions
Georgia, State and Federal Courts 1972

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T.E. appealed a trial I lost which was very hard fought and complex. He wrote two appeals which changed the law for the better in Georgia and reversed my loss!
— Mark Spix, Owner at Mark V. Spix, P.C