Cara L. Santosuosso, Esq. is a principal with the law firm of Laubacher & Co., where she focuses her practice on civil litigation, primarily in the areas of family law and employment discrimination.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Santosuosso served as an associate with another Cleveland area firm, where she concentrated in civil and criminal litigation in the state and federal courts.
Previously, Ms. Santosuosso served for two years as a judicial attorney in the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals, where she worked on cases dealing with administrative law, torts, labor and employment, product liability, medical malpractice, criminal and a host of other matters.
She also served four years in the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecuting attorney in the children and family services unit. In this role, she litigated child abuse, neglect and dependency cases and managed the agency’s entire caseload of adoption litigation in probate court.
Ms. Santosuosso began her legal career in private practice following graduation in 1998 from Cleveland Marshall College of Law. She majored in English Literature at John Carroll University, where she graduated magna cum laude.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Named as a Rising Star, 2013||SuperLawyers Magazine||2013|
|Named as a Rising Star, 2012||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Partner||Laubacher & Co.||2008 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|West Shore Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Collins v. Collins, 2007-Ohio-283||N/A|
|State ex rel. Dreamer v. Mason, 115 Ohio St.3d 190, 2007-Ohio-4789||N/A|
|In re D.B., 2003-Ohio-2304||N/A|
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|Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|John Carroll University||English Literature||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|Magnificat High School||N/A||N/A||1991|
|Women in the Law||Featured Speaker||2014|
|Advanced Family Law||Non-Tradiional Family Structures And Paternity Disputes||2012|
|Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century||Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Orders||2011|