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Cohen, Susan

Her Honour Judge AO

Occupation
Barrister, Judge and Lawyer

Summary

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: https://www.vicbar.com.au/wba/barriers.htm [accessed 2016-10-28].

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