Susan Delaine Hill
West Virginia, February, 2007.
Sworn in to practice, West Virginia May 8, 2007.
Sworn in to practice, Federal Court October 13, 2010.
Juris Doctor degree, May 2006; 3.02 GPA.
West Virginia University College of Law; Morgantown, WV 26508.
Basic Mediation Training, Flatwoods, WV. July 6-7, 2004.
Attended 2-day conference, and participated in mediation role playing.
Bachelor of Arts, Major in English, Minors in Philosophy and Business.
University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia.
Graduation date May 2003, 4.0/4.0 GPA.
Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List ten consecutive semesters.
Law Associate, Lyne Ranson Law Offices; Charleston, WV 25313.
October 2007-May 2011. Head counsel for divorces, custody issues, relocation,
Domestic violence, child support, prepared wills, guardianship cases for adults and
Administrative Internship, Circuit Court Judge Tod Kaufman, Charleston, WV.
August 2007- October 2007.
Guardian Ad Litem, Family Court Judges Mike Kelly, Montgomery,Mullens and Snyder.
Charleston, WV. GAL for children in custody cases. August 2007-current.
Criminal Associate, Herb Hively, Teays Valley, WV. June 2007-current.
Interviewed incarcerated clients. Attended hearings concerning extinguishment of
parental rights. In-court experience.
Mediator, Monongalia County Magistrate Court, Morgantown, WV.
September 2004 – May 2006.
Summer Associate, Lyne Ranson Law Offices; Charleston, WV. Summer 2005.
Research. Prepared memos. Attended hearings and depositions. Communications
with clients. Prepared wills.
Summer Internship, WV Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis, Charleston, WV.
Drafted adopted syllabus points for Horace Mann v. Adkins, researched decisions
and law review articles, cite-checked, attended conferences with Justice Davis, law
Head of Quality Assurance, Sales Marketing, Smart Services and Working Smart,
Charleston, WV. September 1992-August 1995. Worked directly with President and
CEO, performed in the capacity of telemarketing training, development, sales
Assistant head supervisor, After Six, Inc. Sewing Plant, Charlottesville, VA. 1979-1983.
Regulated work flow for 96 employees, fired, trained, regulated product quality,
worked closely with local union.
Volunteer, Appalachian Center for Law and Public Service, 2005-2007.
President, Sigma Tau Delta, national English honor society w/ GPA requirement of 3.5.
Organized fund-raisers, state-wide writing contests, coordinated WV authors to
speak to students, professors and community, etc. Active member today.
President, University of Charleston Literary Society, Charleston, WV. 2001-2003.
Set up functions allowing students to read their own works, receiving public
Women’s tennis, four-year letter, University of Charleston, Charleston, WV.
President, PTA, Kanawha City Elementary School, Charleston, WV. 1995-1997.
Funded art, music programs, read-aloud program, tutor program for at-risk
students, protocol for National Blue Ribbon School award, computer lab access for
West Virginia Symphony League, member, Charleston, WV. 1992-1995.
Chairman, Stone and Thomas/WVSL Fall Fashion Show committee, Charleston, WV.
Created theme, chose and trained models, administrative duties, fundraising.
League of Women Voters, member, Charleston, WV. 2002-present.
Manna Meal volunteer, serving breakfast to homeless, Saint John’s Episcopal Church,
Charleston, WV. Fall 2002.
Daughters of the American Revolution, member, Charleston, WV. 1993-present.
Sigma Tau Delta Meritorious Service Award, University of Charleston, Charleston, WV.
Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, University of Charleston,
Charleston, WV. 1999.
WVIAC Female Athlete of the Year, women’s collegiate tennis, University of Charleston,
Charleston, WV. 1998.