Susan M. Schauf



Personal Information

  • Birth Date: September 13

  • Marital Status: Divorced

  • Children: Two

Professional Experience

  • Susan M. Schauf, PLLC

    • January 1985 – Present

    • Emphasis: Family Law

  • 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)

"The practice of law is the practice of facts."

Judicial Service

  • Pima County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore (1991-1993; 1999-2015)

  • 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)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1978

  • Wisconsin, 1978

  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1978

  • Pima County, 1978

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1978

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1979

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1981

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983

  • United States Supreme Court, 1989

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, 1978

  • Arizona Woman Lawyers' Association Founding Member, 1979-Present

  • Arizona Bar Foundation Fellow, 1986-Present

Awards

  • 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

Education

  • Juris Doctorate (cum laude) — University of Wisconsin Law School, 1978

  • Bachelor of Science, Communication Arts Education (cum laude) — University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1973