Suzy was born in Louisville, Kentucky on May 22, 1958, and has such credentials as a J.D. University of South Carolina-School of Law Graduated 1986 Cum Laude; Law Review; Order of the COIF B.A. English Literature, University of South Carolina (Aiken Campus); Graduated 1983 Magna Cum Laude.
She has an extensive law career which includes 1990-1992: Business Litigation associate, Attorney with Harry Swagart, P.A. 1988-1990: Staff Attorney for S.C. Court of Appeals. 1986-1988: Associate attorney for Kilpatrick & Cody (now Kilpatrick, Stockton).
She is currently pursuing her painting Career.