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Thomas E. Cauthorn, Mediator & Arbitrator, Marietta, Georgia.

Thomas E. Cauthorn

Cauthorn Owen & Sanders
212 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Tel: 770-528-0150
Fax: 770-528-0160
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Recognized to Georgia Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge


T.E. Cauthorn has been practicing law in Georgia since 1972.  Mr. Cauthorn serves as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Case Evaluator with Court America, an alternative dispute resolution company, and is a registered member of the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.  

Mr. Cauthorn served as a State Court Judge and then a Superior Court Judge before voluntarily giving up his seat in 1991 to return to private practice.  He has served as a Special Master to the Supreme Court of Georgia since 1999.
Since founding Cauthorn Owen & Sanders, Mr. Cauthorn has been responsible for obtaining significant compensation for injury victims, resolved countless divorces, civil disputes and business issues to his clients' benefit, and successfully appealed numerous civil and criminal cases. 

He also has a distinguished history of service to the community and the country. In addition to serving as Chief Judge of the State Court of Cobb County from 1983 to 1985, and on the Georgia Superior Courts, Cobb Judicial Circuit, from 1985 to 1991, he also served as an elected State Representative in the Georgia State Legislature from 1991 to 1995.  Mr. Cauthorn has served as Member and Chair of numerous political and civic organizations in Cobb County and the state of Georgia. He is a U.S. Army Captain, Retired Reserve. 

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Taxation
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wrongful Death


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George - School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 1972 Juris Doctor
  • Mercer University, 1969 - A.B.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association (ADR Section)
  • Atlanta Lawyers Club
  • "Old War Horse Lawyers" Club
  • American Bar Association
  • The Charles Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court
  • Sustaining Fellow of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
  • Board of Bar Examiners

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