Member Profile: Hon. Elizabeth G. Watson

Hon. Elizabeth G. Watson
JAMS Atlanta
1100 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 640
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Tel: (404) 588-0900
Fax: (404) 588-0905

GA Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration


Hon. Elizabeth G. Watson has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Health Care
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death



Hon. Elizabeth Glazebrook Watson has mediated and arbitrated many kinds of civil cases, including very high stakes business and tort cases. After stepping down from the bench in March 1996, Judge Watson became affiliated with JAMS, a national private-sector mediation/arbitration service, as an independent mediator and arbitrator. She served 12 years in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit of North Georgia, four years as Chief Juvenile Court Judge and eight years as Superior Court Judge.


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1977
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Graduate Fellowship in Audiology, Vanderbilt University, 1966-1967
  • B.S., Speech Pathology/Psychology, University of Kentucky, 1965

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia
  • Trustee and Past President of the Georgia Bar Foundation
  • Chair, ADR Committee, Council of Superior Court Judges
  • Legislative Liaison to Georgia General Assembly, Council of Juvenile Court Judges
  • Master, Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court (University of Georgia Law School)
  • Member, Leadership Georgia, class of 1988
  • Member, State Disciplinary Board, State Bar of Georgia


Please call JAMS Atlanta for details - (404) 588-0900


Hon. Elizabeth G. Watson is a member of our GA chapter, Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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