Cara L. Santosuosso

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rocky River, OH

Laubacher & Company
 | 20525 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River, OH 44116
Phone: 440-462-1882
Fax: 440-356-5405
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Cara L. Santosuosso is a principal at Laubacher & Company, a law firm in Rocky River, Ohio. She represents clients in Rocky River, Cleveland and throughout the state of Ohio in family law matters including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, marital property division, and parent visitation. Ms. Santosuosso also acts as a mediator in family law cases, and is routinely appointed by the court as a parenting coordinator in high-conflict cases.

    A graduate of John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, Ms. Santosuosso went on to obtain her law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She is licensed to practice in all Ohio state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

    Before joining Laubacher & Company, Ms. Santosuosso served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. She also served as a judicial attorney for the Court of Appeals of Ohio, 8th Appellate District where she gained experience in many different areas of law.

    An active member of professional organizations, Ms. Santosuosso belongs to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio Women's Bar Association. She also belongs to the Justinian Forum of Northeast Ohio, an organization comprised of Italian-American legal professionals.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 10%Civil Litigation
    • 10%Civil Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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    About Cara Santosuosso

    Admitted: 1998, Ohio

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2006
    • West Short Bar Association
    • Ohio Women's Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1999
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Past Member, Magnificat High School Alumnae Board
    • State of Ohio, November 1998
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Justinian Forum (Society of Italian-American Legal Professionals)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Women in the Law, Featured Speaker, 2014
    • Smartphone, Social Media and Email Evidence in Divorce Litigation, Presenter, Legal Ethics: Smartphone, Social Media and Email Evidence, NBI, Inc., 2018
    • Advanced Family Law, Non-Traditional Family Structures And Paternity Disputes, 2012
    • Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century, Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Orders, 2011
    • Presenter, Recent Developments in the Rights of Same Sex and Unmarried Couples: Practical Implications, Advanced Custody and Support Issues , NBI, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • John Carroll University, University Hts., OH, Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, 1995
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    Office Location for Cara L. Santosuosso

    20525 Center Ridge Road
    Rocky River, OH 44116

    Phone: 440-462-1882

    Fax: 440-356-5405

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    Last Updated: 3/31/2020

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