Meet Susan W. Cox

Susan W. Cox is an experienced litigation and mediation attorney. She is a lifelong resident of Statesboro, Georgia, with extensive civil litigation trial experience. She is active in her community and church, and she has held numerous leadership positions in both community and professional organizations. She has an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell, and she has been named to both the “Super Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms” lists. She is a past participant in Leadership Georgia and is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. She is also frequently called on to mediate civil litigation cases and uses her litigation experience in her mediation practice.


Georgia Southern College
B.S., Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, August 1975

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1974-1975; Gamma Beta Phi Honorary Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society; GSC Academic Excellence Award, 1973; GSC Excellent Scholarship Award, 1974, 1975; Anna Boswell McCord Award, 1975.

University of Georgia School of Law
Juris Doctor, June 1978

Georgia Law Review, 1976-1977; member, 1977 National Moot Court Competition Team; Quarter-Finalist, 1977 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition; First Place, 1977 Law Day Intramural Moot Court Competition; Finalist, Richard B. Russell First Year Moot Court Competition; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Order of the Barristers, 1978.


Susan W. Cox Mediation & Law
January 2022-Present

Edenfield, Cox & Bruce
Partner, September 1994-December 2022

Edenfield, Stone & Cox
Partner, July 1986-August 1994

Allen, Brown & Edenfield
Partner, January 1984-June 1986
Associate, June 1978-December 1983

Certified Mediator and Trained in Collaborative Divorce

  • Registered Neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, General Mediation with Divorce/Domestic Violence Add-Ons
  • Completed Chatham County Guardian Ad Litem Course (2020)
  • Completed Arbitration Certification (2020)
  • Trained in and former member of Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia

Community Involvement

  • American Business Women’s Association, President, 1981-1982
  • Participant in Georgia Power/Chamber of Commerce Tomorrow’s Leaders Program, 1980
  • Southeast Georgia Health Systems Agency, Member, Facilities Review Committee, 1980-1982
  • United Way Campaigns, Division Chairman, 1982, 1985 and 1987
  • Leadership Georgia Program, Participant, 1983
  •  Leadership Bulloch, Inc., Secretary, 1983-1984; President, 1984-1985
  • Bulloch 2000 Project, Chairman, Quality Leadership Committee
  • 1988 Community Leadership Program, Member, Advisory Committee
  • Bulloch County Bicentennial of the Constitution Committee, Member
  • 1989 BPW Young Career Woman
  • State BPW Woman of Achievement, 1993-1994
  • Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1994; Chairman of the Board, 1993
  • Statesboro Youth Chorale, Chairman of the Board, 1993-1996
  • Statesboro Service League Member; Advisory Board to the Statesboro Service League, 1997
  • Statesboro Rotary Club Member
  • Statesboro First United Methodist Church Member, Council on Ministries and Administrative Board, 1996-1998, member, Youth Advisory Council, 1998-1999, Leader for 9th-10th Grade MYF, Preschool Advisory Board, 2005, Board of Trustees, 2007-2010.
  • Statesboro Arts Center Advisory Council, 1998-2004

Professional Involvement

  • Bulloch County Bar Association, Vice-President, 1984-1985; President, 1985-1986
  • Ogeechee Bar Association, Secretary, 1982-1984; President, 1984-1988
  • Investigative Review Panel, State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1990-1993
  • Court Advisory Committee, Southern District of Georgia, Member, 1996-present
  • State Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments, Member, 1998
  • Senator Nunn Judicial Selection Committee, Member, 1995
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Member, 1999-2003
  • Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow, 2001 – present
  • First District Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Chair, 2002-2007
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 2002-present, Treasurer, Georgia Chapter of ABOTA, 2008-2010
  • Board of Governors for the State Bar of Georgia, Member, 2004-present
  • Southern District Court Advisory Committee, Chair, 2007-2009
  • Board of Bar Examiners for the State Bar, Member, 2008-2014
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2012-present
  • State Committee for ACTL, Member, 2016-present
  • Statesboro Liaison for Federal Bar Association, Southern District of Georgia


  • Top 50 Women Attorneys for Super Lawyers, 2014-2021
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers Since 2010
  • Best Lawyers Savannah Bet-the Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2013,2018, and 2021
  • Super Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, 2018