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Photo of Susan M. Suriano

Susan M. Suriano

Senior Counsel


About Susan

Providing family and domestic law representation, Susan Suriano is dedicated to helping get her clients through difficult personal situations. Whether through negotiation or litigation, Susan is committed to fighting for the best results for her clients and their children. She is experienced in a range of complex family law problems, including those involving divorce, spousal support, property division, child custody, and support.

Susan Suriano recognizes that while some legal situations may share similarities, each client's case, life, and goals are different. Susan works closely with clients, advising them of their legal options and crafting personalized strategies aimed at pursuing favorable resolutions to their legal problems.

Susan understands the emotional strain that a domestic law case can put on people and their children. She is sensitive to the personal nature of family law matters , and provides the compassionate, yet objective, guidance that her clients need and deserve. She stands by those she represents through each phase of the legal process, vigorously advocating on behalf of their rights and best interests.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Appellate Law


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: President, Sport & Entertainment Law Society
  • The Ohio State University
    • M.A. - 2005
    • Major: Sport & Exercise Management
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

Past Positions

  • Franklin County Assistant Juvenile Prosecutor
  • Franklin County Assistant Appellate Prosecutor
  • Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Staff Attorney
  • Suriano Law Firm, LLC, Owner and Lead Attorney


  • Super Lawyers - 2024
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy Graduate
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association Leadership Institute Graduate
  • Columbus Bar Association Barrister Leadership Program Graduate
  • Ohio Bicentennial Research Award Winner
  • The Ohio State University Football National Championship - Intern

Classes & Seminars

  • 2014 National American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Associates’ Symposium in Chicago
  • Commission on Professionalism’s 2012 Student to Lawyer Symposium, Supreme Court of Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Columbus Bar Association, Former Board of Governors; Former Chairperson of the Family Law Committee
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Licking County Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association
  • Delaware County Bar Association