Maureen Gottfried was born in Washington, DC. and grew up in Atlanta, Ga.
She received a BA
in English from Trinity College in 1983, and a Juris Doctorate from the
University of Georgia in 1986.
She was Chief Assistant Solicitor 1986-1993,
became solicitor 1993-1995, and has been a state court judge since 1996.
Judge Gottfried is a Presidential Scholarship recipient, winner of the
prestigious Justice Benham Public Service Award and a past president
of the Columbus Bar Association.