Sue received her law degree in 1996 from the University of Wisconsin. Her legal practice has focused on work related to persons with disabilities, primarily in the areas of school law, guardianships, custody issues, and other areas of family law involving persons with disabilities.
Sue also works for the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), a national non-profit agency. The focus of her work there is on education, child welfare and adult protective services projects.
Prior to law school, Sue worked for over 25 years with central city and rural children with special needs and their families. She has a master’s degree in speech pathology and audiology with additional course work in administrative leadership from UW–Milwaukee.
Her other disability related experience includes teaching in the exceptional education department at UW–Milwaukee and heading a nonprofit agency serving deaf children and adults and their families.
She has particular expertise working effectively with both consumers and professionals within educational, social services, juvenile justice, and health care systems.
Sue was elected to the Board in December 2012.