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Susan Elizabeth Petersen

Susan Elizabeth Petersen

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Personal Injury

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About Me

Susan Petersen,Attorney at Law, has the experience and resources to handle every type of personal injury case, from the most basic to the most complex. She works solely on behalf of injured people – never for corporations or insurance companies. If she agrees to take on your case, you can trust that she believes in your cause and will fight to get you justice.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    3 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    3 years
  3. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
    3 years
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
    3 years
  5. Personal Injury: 10%
    3 years

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Contact Info

428 South Street
Chardon, OH, 44024




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ohio's Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Association of Trial Lawyers2011
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2009
"Forty under 40" business leader awardCrain's Cleveland Business2008
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2007
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPetersen & Petersen2010 - Present
Of CounselPetersen & Ibold2005 - 2009
AssociateSpangenberg Shibley & Liber Law Firm2000 - 2005
AssociateNovak, Robenalt & Pavlik, LLP1998 - 2000
Television ReporterWEWS-TV51994 - 1997
Television Reporter/AnchorWTOV-TV91993 - 1994
Television ReporterWKBN-TV271991 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ohio Association for JusticeBoard of Trustees2010 - Present
Cleveland Academy of Trial AttorneysBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Ohio Women's Bar AssociationPast President1999 - Present
Geauga County Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1998 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advocating for Highway Safety - Truck Accident LitigationJury Voir Dire -- Forming at Tribe in your Trucking Case2012