Attorneys / A. Kirk Susong

Kirk Susong joined Caldwell & Watson in 2010 after leaving another fiduciary practice in Atlanta. He continues to concentrate his practice on the resolution of trust and estate disputes. He has represented executors, trustees and beneficiaries in numerous conflicts over the transfer of family property. He has published articles on these topics and taught CLE’s regarding the perils of trust and estate litigation. Representative cases include:

Mr. Susong was raised on a farm in Rockdale County, and received his bachelor’s degree from Washington & Lee University in philosophy. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia, where he was active on the Virginia Tax Review. He initially practiced as a general commercial litigator in North Carolina before moving for several years to New York City, where he practiced primarily in the area of civil and criminal tax litigation. He remains a member of the New York and North Carolina bars (though he is inactive in North Carolina). He returned to Atlanta in 2004.

Mr. Susong is married to the former Kate MacKenzie, and they have two children, Jack and India. He is active in North Avenue Presbyterian Church, and his hobbies include skiing, travel and college football. He recently attended the University of Chicago to obtain a master’s degree in philosophy and theology. His master’s thesis applied the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein to the question of justification in John Calvin’s theology.