Suzanne received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Wayne State University. She is an elected member of the Board of Commissioners, the governing body of the State Bar of Michigan. She is also a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and serves as a hearing panelist for the Attorney Discipline Board. Suzanne is a former member of the Representative Assembly for the State Bar of Michigan and of the Membership Services Committee.
Suzanne previously served on the board of the Superiorland Soccer Association, and is also a former president and board member for the Superior Upper Peninsula Chapter of the American Red Cross. She has been practicing law in Marquette since 1997 and is the city attorney for the City of Marquette.