Hannah Chung has
extensive experience as both a civil practitioner and criminal prosecutor.
She began her legal career in New York City, where she advised large
corporations in all aspects of trademark prosecution and litigation. As a
trademark attorney, she assisted clients by fighting off third-party infringers
as well as defending their interests before the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office. In 2006, Hannah moved to Atlanta where she served as an Assistant
District Attorney in the Fulton County District Attorney's Office. She spent
the next six years handling all types of felony cases, from pre-indictment all
the way through to trial. In 2014, Hannah joined the Office of the DeKalb
County Solicitor-General as an Assistant Solicitor-General and Community
Prosecutor. In this capacity, she focused on cases that had the greatest impact
on communities, such as prostitution, pimping, and pandering. As a
Community Prosecutor, Hannah spent considerable time engaging with community
leaders and educating law-enforcement officers and private citizens on the finer
points of the criminal-justice system. She joined the Fulton County
Magistrate Court bench in December 2015.
Hannah holds a
Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and a
Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. She and her
husband are both members of the Leadership Georgia Class of 2017. In her
spare time, Hannah loves to bake at home with her two children, and take
them on adventures to the far corners of the world.