Susan Cohen

Her Honour Judge

Barrister, Judge and 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. Judge Cohen is a member of Kew Hebrew Congregation.

Sources used to compile this entry: [accessed 2016-10-28].

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin