About Attorney Sulakma Samaranayake

Associate at Connell Cummings, LLC


Sulakma grew up in Canada and later moved to the Atlanta area. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Biological Science and a minor in Psychology. She then later graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

Sulakma is passionate about advocating for the well-being of children and families. Sulakma joined the Connell Cummings team to continue to help Georgia families navigate the Court system.

Sulakma lives in Johns Creek with her husband. In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and being out in nature.


  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • University of Alberta, B.S. with minor in Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2021
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia


  • State Bar of Georgia’s Family Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division’s Family Law Committee (Member)
  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (Member)
  • South Asian Bar Association (Member)


  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section
  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association