Curriculum Vitae

Susan M. Schauf, J.D.

(Juris Doctorate)

PERSONAL DATA

Birth Date: September 13, 1951
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Two

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Susan M. Schauf, PLLC
January 1985 – Present
Emphasis: Domestic Relations

Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell & Hanshaw, P.C.
July 1983 – December 1984
Emphasis: Real Estate and Commercial Transactions

Bilby, Shoenhair, Warnock & Dolph, P.C.
(Now Snell & Wilmer)
June 1978 – May 1983
Emphasis: Real Estate and Commercial Litigation

Darlington Wisconsin High School
Secondary Education Teacher (Theater/English)
September 1973 – June 1975

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Arizona Board Certified Family Law Specialist (2003-present)
Arizona Board Certified Real Estate Specialist (1990-2007)

 

EDUCATION

The University of Wisconsin Law School
Graduated: May 1978 – Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude)
Honorary Awards:
Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review (1977-1978);
Member of the Wisconsin Law Review (1976-1977);
Wisconsin National Moot Court Teams (1976-1977).

The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Communication Arts Education
Minor: English Education
Graduated: May 1973 – Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude)
Honorary Awards: Phi Lambda Theta
Women’s Honorary Educational Sorority – May 1973

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

State Bar of Arizona (1978-present)
State Bar of Wisconsin (1978-present)
Pima County Bar Association (1978-present)
American Bar Association (1978-present)
Arizona Woman Lawyer’s Association Founding Member (1979-present)
Fellow of Arizona Bar Foundation (1986-present)

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

Arizona (1978)
Wisconsin (1978)
District of Arizona (1978)
Western District of Wisconsin (1978)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1979)
Eastern District of Wisconsin (1981)
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (1983)
United States Supreme Court (1989)

 

ARIZONA BAR

Family Law: Member of the Family Law Section (1998-present)
Real Estate: Member of the Real Property Section (1978-2007)

 

ACTIVITY

Member of the Real Property Council (1991-1995)
Chair of the Real Property Continuing Legal Ed. Committee (1991-94);
Responsible for planning/implementation of all Continuing Legal Education Seminars sponsored by the Real
Property Section
Treasurer – Real Property Section (1992-1993)
Member of the Family Law Newsletter Committee (1999-2009)
Disciplinary Volunteer Bar Counsel Committee:
Appointed to litigate selected disciplinary cases (1990)

 

PIMA COUNTY BAR

Member of the Committee on Domestic Relations
Teen Court: Volunteer Attorney
Pro Bono: Volunteer Lawyers Program –
Southern Arizona Legal Aid (1978-Present)

 

JUDICIAL SERVICE

Pima County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore (1991-1993; 1999-present)
Pima County Justice Court Justice Pro Tempore (1992; 1997)
City of Tucson Special Magistrate (1991-1992; 1995-1999)
Pima County Superior Court Arbitrator (1978-present)

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

President and Board of Directors –Castaway Kids, Inc. (2007-2009)
Board of Directors – Casas De Los Ninos (2001 – 2004)
Board of Directors – Arizona Bar Foundation (1999-2003)
Board of Directors – Tucson Boys & Girls Clubs (1998-2005)
Board of Directors – Corizon de la Vida (1996-1998)
Board of Directors – Treasurer-Center for Attention (1995)

 

DISTINCTIONS

The Best Lawyers In America (2001)
Who’s Who in America (1993)
Who’s Who in American Law (1992)
Who’s Who in Practicing Attorneys (1990)