Wright is a graduate of Wesleyan College and the University of Georgia. The formal education received by Wright helped to shape her judicial temperament exemplified by decisiveness, patience and fairness, along with her passion of the arts.
“I am incredibly humbled and honored to be this year’s recipient of this judicial legacy,” she said. “I have had the privilege of knowing and working with several former recipients — all of whom greatly influenced my approach to my duties on and off the bench.”
As former chief judge of the Superior Court, Wright currently serves on the executive committee for the court, the internal governance committee and the joint jury services committee. She is also is chair of the personnel committee. Wright is retiring from the bench in January, when she will begin work at a local law firm.