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Susan Reff

Susan Reff

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Juvenile

About Me

Susan is originally from Fargo, ND, but currently resides in Omaha, NE where she opened her private law practice in 2008.

A graduate of Creighton University, Susan earned her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy in 1997. While at Creighton, Susan was captain of the Women's Rowing Team and a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

She continued her education at Creighton University Law School where she earned her law degree in 2001. During her attendance at CU Law School, Susan held the office of President of PILF (Public Interest Law Forum), as well as interned at Milton R. Abrahams Legal Clinic to gain experience in her field.

Susan was Assistant Douglas County Public Defender in Omaha, NE for 7 years.  Here, she gained knowledge and experience while trying various types of criminal law cases.

In her downtime, Susan enjoys reading, cycling, triathlons and other outdoor activities.


Languages Spoken: American Sign Language

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    14 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Juvenile: 15%
    7 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Angela Yvonne Madathil

    Susan is the attorney that I send all criminal matters to. She has such a great knowledge base and gets good results for her clients. I know that she also has a lot of great experience in the juvenile court. She is a great person to work with.


    Angela Madathil Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tracy Hightower-Henne

    I endorse this lawyer and would recommend her to anyone in need of a good criminal attorney.


    Tracy Hightower-Henne Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hightower Reff Law

1625 Farnam Street
Suite 830
Omaha, NE, 68102




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Service to the CommunityCreighton University Law School Faculty2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerSusan Reff Law2008 - 2011
Assistant Public DefenderDouglas County Public Defenders Office2001 - 2008
Senior Certified Law ClerkCreighton University Milton Abrahams Legal Clinic2001 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership AcademyMember2010 - 2011
Nebraska Women's Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Robert M. Spire American Inns of CourtMember2000 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2001
Creighton UniversityPhilosophyBachelor of Arts1997