• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5783

Cohen, Susan

  • Occupation Barrister, Judge, Lawyer


Her Honour Judge Susan Cohen was appointed to the County Court of Victoria in August 2001. Judge Cohen comes from a strong legal background. Her father, the late Senator Sam Cohen QC, was a barrister. Her mother, the Honourable Judith Cohen, was a Federal Court judge. Judge Susan Cohen is the first woman in Australia to follow her mother as a judge. During her 20 years at the Bar, Judge Cohen was a founding committee member of the Women Barristers’ Association.

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  • Mother
    • Cohen, Judith (1926 - 2012)
  • Related Organisations
    • Women Barristers Association (Victoria) (1993 - )
    • County Court of Victoria (1852 - )