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Judge J. Stephen Schuster

NEWSchusterStaff1 Judge J. Stephen "Steve" Schuster 



Marietta, Georgia


1973, B.A. - Economics – Tulane University; 1976, Juris Doctor Degree – University of Georgia School of Law; 2002- Graduate National Judicial College – General Jurisdiction


Judge, Superior Court of Cobb County

Prior Experience

Presiding Judge Juvenile Court of Cobb County, Attorney with an extensive family law practice and former Assistant District Attorney, Cobb Judicial Circuit


Married with two adult daughters

Activities and Awards

American College of Business Court Judges – Charter Member and Member of Executive Committee; Board of Governors for State Bar of Georgia; State Bar of Georgia - Young Lawyers Division: “Distinguished Judicial Service Award” for Cobb County Truancy Program; Cobb County Legal Secretaries Association “Boss of the Year”; Past President and Past Chaplain of Cobb County Bar Association; Board of Directors for Cobb County Boys and Girls Club, Inc.; Cobb County Chamber of Commerce; Member of Honorary Commanders with the U.S. Military; Marietta Kiwanis; Past President of Cobb County Symposium; Former Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Ethics for the Cobb County Board of Education; Master, Charles Weltner Family Law Inn of Court; Frequent speaker in the areas of Family Law, Business Law and Ethics and Professionalism.