Attorney Profile

Education and Professional Background

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., High Honors

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude

Admitted to practice: Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia; All Georgia State Courts

Professional Recognition

Martindale Legal Directory AV Rated

Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star: 2007, 2014-2018

Georgia Super Lawyers: 2019-2020

Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite: 2012-2013, 2015-2017, 2019

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire’s Stellar Youth Advocate: 2018

Savannah Bar Association, John B. Miller Award for Community Service: 2019

Presentations and Publications

“Venue and Jurisdiction Considerations: O.C.G.A. 19-9-23 and the UCCJEA”, Family Law Nuts & Bolts Seminar (Savannah), 2018

“Business Valuations: Tips and Pointers for Family Law Attorneys”, Family Law Nuts & Bolts Seminar (Savannah), 2016

“Alimony and Equitable Division Basics and Tips”, Family Law Nuts & Bolts Seminar (Savannah), 2015

“Gathering Information and Utilizing Resources”, Guardian Ad Litem Training for Chatham County, 2014

“Family law case law update”, Savannah Bar Association, Hot Topics Seminar, 2011

Susannah Rogers Pedigo

Susannah Pedigo received her BS in International Affairs, with high honors, from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 and her JD degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2004 where she was a member of the Moot Court team. She began practicing as a general civil litigator with a firm in Savannah upon graduation from law school but gradually shifted her focus to family law matters. Ms. Pedigo has practiced exclusively in the area of family law for the past twelve years and has a wide range of experience in cases related to divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony, prenuptial agreements, legitimation and family violence. At the request of the Superior Court of Chatham County, she also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem representing the best interests of children involved in contentious custody matters.

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Ms. Pedigo is a member of the Savannah Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers and Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. She is a former member of the Executive Council for the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division, past-President of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers’ Savannah Chapter, a former Board Member of the Georgia Family Connection Partnership, and a 2012 Leadership Savannah Graduate. She is presently serving as Secretary on the Board of The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire and as Treasurer on the Board of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.