Suzan was born in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended the University of Nebraska and Creighton University, then received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from Florida State University, where she cofounded the Children’s Advocacy Center and volunteered for the Guardian ad Litem program, representing children who were victims of abuse or neglect.
Upon graduation, Suzan handled family law and dependency matters working for the Legal Aid Society and the Guardian ad Litem Program. She later became Professor of Legal Studies at Southern College, where she taught all substantive areas of law, then went on to become Chairperson of the Legal Studies Program. Suzan joined DSK Law in 2000. Her practice areas include general civil litigation, real estate law, contracts and consumer law.
Suzan continues to be actively involved in the community and recently founded the charitable organization, Kindness Alliance, Inc.