Attorney Legal Services


Susan Gwinn has been serving the Southeastern Ohio area for more than 30 years in many areas of practice. Susan Gwinn served as an Ohio Assistant Attorney General for 14 years, she is a published author regarding legal issues and she has tried cases in Ohio’s highest court. As a private attorney, Susan has represented people charged with offenses ranging from a simple speeding ticket to murder. Susan Gwinn knows how to fight for you. If you are searching for an attorney that can give you the legal advice and service you need, Susan Gwinn Attorney at Law is perfect for you. Call today to get the legal services and representation that you demand.

The Law Office of Susan Gwinn provides legal services in a number of areas, listed below.



If you have had a criminal charge or criminal conviction you should consider a sealing of that record. Even being charged can still show up on your record which can affect your job prospects as well as other important matters. We offer these services in Athens County, Ohio. No matter where you live if you have a record in Athens County, it must be sealed by the Athens County Courts. We are located in Athens County and know how to seal records as quickly as possible.




Susan Gwinn is here to help you fight your traffic case in Athens and Southeastern Ohio. It is crucial that you have an experienced attorney on your side to try to avoid points on your license or insurance points that are assigned in many states based on any conviction for a ticket you may have received in Ohio. Further, if you have been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it is imperative that you hire an attorney to review all the details of the stop and the arrest to assure that your constitutional rights have been protected.



Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime, whether a misdemeanor or a felony, is a serious matter and you need to be certain that your constitutional rights are protected through the process. If the proper procedures are not followed, your charge may be dismissed. Further, college students need to know any federal or state drug conviction, whether it be for possession, conspiring to sell or the sale of illegal drugs, can disqualify a student from receiving federal student aid grants and loans. Also, many people are not aware that prior convictions may be eligible for a sealing (formerly called expungment) after a certain amount of time. Susan has represented clients for more than 30 years in the defense of criminal charges from minor misdemeanors to the most serious of felonies, including murder.



Family Law

Whether you are ending a marriage, have custody, visitation, support, property division or debt division issues, or other family matters, or if you are adopting a child or need a prenuptial agreement for an upcoming marriage, you need an experienced attorney to protect your interests during these emotional times. It is important in any domestic/family law matter to understand your rights and Susan Gwinn will help you look out for your best interests and the best interests of your children. Let an experienced professional guide you in the most important decisions you may ever have to make. Susan has litigated domestic relations matters all the way to the Ohio Supreme Court.



Estate Planning/Administration

Susan Gwinn has the experience necessary to help you with estate planning from the simplest will to the more complex procedure of setting up a trust for the transfer of your assets. However, in the event that you have lost a loved one, call Susan Gwinn to help you through the process of settling your loved one’s estate, whether they had a will or died intestate.



Real Estate Matters

If you are buying or selling property, or if you wish to make a family transfer, call Susan Gwinn. Do not rely upon real estate agents or brokers to represent you beyond buying or selling a home. If there is a problem, you need an attorney to help explain and protect your rights, something real estate agents and brokers are not trained or licensed to do. Promptly retaining legal representation is key. Susan has the experience to protect you and your property.


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