Dame Judith Potter - LLB, DNZM

Judith became a High Court judge in May 1997 after many years as a senior partner in Kensington Swan, Auckland.

Judith received her LLB degree from the University of Auckland in 1964.

She was the first woman to have been president of the Auckland District Law Society and the New Zealand Law Society.

Judith received a New Zealand 1990 Medal, a New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medal in 1993 and a CBE in 1994.

Judith received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 1997.

In 2013, Judith was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.