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40 Under 40: Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay

Alan Flurry

Clayton County Magistrate Court Judge Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay (A.B. '06) majored in English with a minor in Sociology before moving on to the UGA School of Law. The Managing Partner of Hill Duvernay and Associates, Judge Duvernay leads a team of dynamic women attorneys who handle cases throughout the Metropolitan Atlanta Area.

With a heart for service and a passion for the community, Judge Duvernay is also a member of the 2022 class of the 40 Under 40:

Professional Experience

  • Founded law firm one week after passing the Georgia State Bar.
  • Serves as a mediator and Judge, providing the opportunity to experience the legal system through different vantage points.

 Community Involvement

  • Coaches the high school mock trial team at Morrow High School, her high school alma mater.
  • Founded Catapult You, an organization that focuses on supporting women of color as they strive to achieve optimal work-life balance by making self-care, mental health, and physical wellness a priority.
  • Serves in the music ministry at her local church.

Congratulations, Judge Duvernay! We're proud of your work and your commitment to your community.

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