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Suzy Woollums

Attorney at Law

Des Moines





Suzy was born and raised in Mason City, Iowa and obtained her bachelor’s degree in business
from Drake University in 1989, and law degree from Drake University Law School in 1992. Suzy
practiced law in Des Moines, Iowa for two years in healthcare law. Thereafter, she moved to
Chicago, Illinois where she was an associate of a large insurance law focused firm before being
recruited by the firm’s top insurance client to create and manage an in-house legal department.
Ms. Woollums then moved to Colorado, where she was recruited by a Fortune 500 company as
an associate general counsel gaining even more business knowledge and skills. Ms. Woollums
then relocated to Clearwater, Florida in 2005.

After having gone through a contentious divorce in Florida, Ms. Woollums dedicated her
practice exclusively to family law in order help others going through what she herself
experienced first-hand. With a compassionate and empathetic touch, Suzy can guide her
clients through one of life’s most challenging times while bringing them a message of hope and

Suzy recently relocated back to her beloved Iowa from Florida to be closer to family and to
enjoy the change of seasons.

Suzy focuses her practice on a variety general litigation matters, including family law, which
encompasses divorce, collaborative law, paternity, support, modification, relocation, pre-nuptial
agreements and adoption. Each case is different, and with over 25-years of a variety of legal
experience, Suzy brings a breadth of knowledge to assist in fashioning a tailor-made solution for


  • BA, 1989 Drake University
  • JD, 1992 Drake University
  • Bar Licenses:
  • Iowa 1992
  • Illinois 1995 (inactive)
  • Colorado 2003 (inactive)
  • Florida 2005

Iowa Professional Membership:

  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • The Jack D. Levin Family Law American Inn of Court
  • Central Iowa Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Polk County Women Attorneys
  • National Association of Divorce Professionals

Florida Membership and Honors:

  • Clearwater Bar Association
    • Member
    • Board Member
    • Trustee for CBA Foundation
  • Canakaris Family Law American Inn of Court
    • Member
    • Board Member
  • National Association of Divorce Professionals – Pinellas County Chapter
    • Member
    • Director
  • Leadership Pinellas Class of 2020
  • Clearwater Bar Association President’s Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Services
  • Tampa Style Magazine: Included as one of the “Attorneys of the Year”

Personal Interests:
Suzy enjoys running, golf, pickleball, and spending time with her fiancé, Lee, and her two dogs.
She is a member of Lutheran Church of Hope and volunteers as a host/facilitator for the Alpha
course offered by Hope.

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