Susan has been a practicing attorney for almost 40 years and a mediator for over 20 years. She is highly respected by her peers and consistently recommended by her clients. She is dedicated to her family and has been married over 40 years, and has 2 children and two grandchildren.

Below is a brief list of Susan’s professional experience, involvement, and accomplishments.

Work Experience:

  • Private Law Practice 1988- present
  • Prosecutor, City of Cuyahoga Falls 1983-1993
  • Acting Judge, Cuyahoga Falls Municipal Court 1994-2005
  • Prosecutor, City of Streetsboro 1999-2007

Memberships and Activities:

  • Akron Bar Association                                                                                               President-Elect 2022-2023                                                                               Board of Trustees                                                                                               Bar Association Secretary 2017-2019                                                           Professionalism Committee                                                                          Judicial Commision                                                                                           Senior Lawyers – hospice volunteer
  • Ohio State Bar Association
              Council of Delegates – past member
  • Akron Bar Association Foundation – Fellow
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation – Fellow 
  • Cuyahoga Falls Schools Foundation Board of Trustees –  Past member


  • Akron University, B.A. in Psychology 1980
  • Akron University School of Law, J.D. 1983