As a magna cum laude graduate of Clark Atlanta University, Judge Gundy earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science with a minor in Mathematics in 1996; and a Juris Doctorate from University of Georgia School of Law in 2000. In 2012, Judge Gundy was appointed to the bench of the Magistrate Court of Fulton County. Judge Gundy presided over traffic matters, local code violations, probable cause and bond hearings, non-jury trials and warrant applications in Magistrate Court. As a Magistrate Judge, she also participated in several programs related to educating the youth and public about the judicial system, including the Gate City Bar Judicial Section’s “Journey to Judge” Program and the Emory School of Law Moot Court Competition. Prior to being appointed to the Magistrate Court of Fulton County, Judge Gundy served as an adjunct professor for John Marshall Law School teaching “Accounting for Lawyers” and “Law Firm Management”.
Integrally involved in the community, Judge Gundy has served and partnered with The Andrew Young Foundation, The King Center, Woodruff Arts Center, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, National Black Arts Festival, 100 Black Men of Atlanta and Year Up Atlanta. Judge Gundy was also a co-founder of the Collective Renaissance Guild, a 501(c)3non-profit organization comprised of Gen-X professionals charged with developing civic and cultural leaders while integrating the arts, philanthropy and social change programs. Judge Gundy served as the first and only female mentor for Judge J. Antonio DelCampo’s Male Intervention Program in DeKalb County focused on preventing recidivism by criminal offenders from 18-24 years of age and as a Guardian Ad Litem for children in the Truancy Invention Program.
Judge Gundy has received recognition for professional accomplishments, including being featured as one of Atlanta’s Top 25 Women in Business by Rolling Out Magazine in 2010 and a featured attorney in the 2012 Atlanta Tribune Magazine. Judge Gundy is a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.On June 10, 2013, Mayor Kasim Reed appointed Judge Terrinee L. Gundy to the bench of the Municipal Court of Atlanta.