Angela C. Couch, born in Atlanta, Georgia, 1972; admitted to Bar, 1996, Georgia; U. S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals.
Education: Emory University (B.A., 1993, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa); Emory University School of Law (J.D., 1996). Managing Editor, Emory Law Review; President’s Council on Status of Women Graduate Writing Award; American Jurisprudence Award in Research, Writing and Advocacy.
Biography: Summer Staff Attorney for Chief Judge Dorothy Beasley, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1996. Staff Attorney for Chief Judge K. Dawson Jackson and Senior Judge Homer M. Stark, Gwinnett Superior Court, 1996-2006. Judge, Gwinnett County Magistrate Court, 2005-2006. Assistant Solicitor for Gwinnett County, 2006-2007. Associate, Carothers & Mitchell, LLC, 2007-2015. Partner, Carothers & Mitchell, LLC, April 2015 - present. Assistant City Attorney, City of Lilburn, 2008-present. Assistant City Solicitor, City of Lilburn, 2013-present. Assistant City Solicitor, City of Johns Creek, 2015-present. City Solicitor, City of Berkeley Lake, 2015-present. City Solicitor, City of Stone Mountain, 2022-present. Gwinnett Superior Court Appointed Adoption Investigator, 1998-present.
Member: Past President of Gwinnett County Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia.
PRACTICE AREAS: General Civil Litigation; Government Law; Eminent Domain; Property Rights; Insurance Defense; Employment Law; Civil Rights, First Amendment Litigation, Adoption; Misdemeanor and Traffic Offenses.