Mr. William J. Sussman
William J. Sussman was born in New Jersey in 1952. He attended University of Wisconsin in Madison obtaining his BA Degree in Philosophy in 1974. Mr. Sussman then resided in a variety of locations throughout the country and worked in various positions as a laborer for the Union Pacific Railroad as well as various sugar and potato factories in Idaho and eventually settled in Los Angeles. After two years of working in Los Angeles, Mr. Sussman applied for and became admitted to the Emory University School of Law which he attended from 1976 through 1979. Mr. Sussman obtained a Juris Doctor Degree from Emory University Law School in 1979 and then practiced briefly in Columbus, Georgia finally settling in Augusta, Georgia in 1980.
William J. Sussman is a licensed practicing attorney admitted to the Bars of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. He has been practicing law since his first admission to the Georgia Bar in 1979 and concentrates specifically in criminal law, personal injury and workers’ compensation. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980 and the South Carolina Bar in 1981 entitling him to practice law in all three states.
After graduating in 1979, Mr. Sussman engaged in private practice with the firm of Martin Brantley Acord for approximately one year after which time he started his own practice and has been a sole practitioner since that time. He has been at his current location at 347 Greene Street in downtown Augusta since 1990.
Mrs. Suzanne Abbott, Legal Assistant
Suzanne Abbott was born in Valdosta, Georgia in 1969. She graduated from Bradwell High School in Hinesville, Georgia in 1987. She worked as a Legal Assistant and attended paralegal classes in Savannah, Georgia and later moved to Aiken, South Carolina. Suzanne is William Sussman’s Legal Assistant/Paralegal. She has worked for Mr. Sussman for sixteen years and has been employed as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal for twenty four years.
Mrs. Debra Sussman, Legal Investigator
Debra Sussman was born in 1956 in Virginia and has been married to Bill Sussman since 1986. Previously in real estate for 20 years Debra has been the legal investigator for the law firm for the past seven years. Her duties include interviewing witnesses, organizing files and assisting in preparing cases for trial.
Mr. Robert Sussman
The Law Office of William J. Sussman P.C. is pleased to announce the recent association of Attorney Robert I. Sussman, to the firm. Robert is a 2005 graduate of Augusta Preparatory Day School, and a graduate of The University of Georgia. He received his juris doctorate degree in 2013 from the Charleston School of Law. Robert is licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina. In addition to William Sussman’s thirty years of experience here in the CSRA in criminal defense matters, dui, personal injury and worker’s compensation, Robert brings his interest and experience in family and domestic law representation to the practice.
Please call Robert at 706-724-3331 in Georgia or 803 278-7227 in South Carolina.