Wendy Williamson began her legal career in Savannah, Georgia, as an associate and litigator with Oliver Maner & Gray. In the first year of her practice, Wendy joined the founding board of directors for the Neighbor to Neighbor Justice Center, through which she discovered her calling to be a mediator. Wendy has conducted over 500 mediations, both civil and domestic, since her initial training under Edie Primm of the Atlanta Justice Center in 1986.
Wendy became the mediator trainer for the Mediation Center in 1996 and is currently approved to train mediators in civil, domestic, domestic violence and juvenile delinquency mediation. Additionally, Wendy has been responsible for the continuing education of volunteer mediators since 2006 when she became the Executive Director of the Mediation Center.
Wendy has been active in the Savannah Community, where she served on the founding boards of the first charter school in Georgia, Oglethorpe Charter School and Hancock Day School. She has served on the Georgia Child Support Commission since 2012 and currently serves as chairwoman of the Child Support Calculator Committee. Wendy has been active in the Savannah Bar Association and served as President in 2012-13. In 2010, Wendy received the John Miller Award from the Savannah Bar Association for outstanding leadership to the community. In 2015, she received the Robbie Robinson Award for the advancement of the legal, political, social and civil rights of the citizens of the Savannah community.
Wendy received her Juris Doctorate from University of Georgia School of Law in 1985 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia in 1982.