Hello and Welcome to Susa Law!

Maegan S. Filo, Esquire

Maegan M. Susa was born and raised in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  She is the daughter of two teachers.  From the age of 10, Maegan knew her calling was in the legal system after writing a career report on attorneys when she was in fifth grade.  She has followed that dream ever since, dedicating her education and career to the law.

Maegan is a 1995 cum laude graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, where she majored in political science and business administration, with emphasis in accounting.  Throughout her youth and while in college, Maegan was a member of the swim team.  Maegan competed at local, state and national levels, and she continues to swim regularly to this day.

In 1998, she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she served as a teacher’s assistant in the Alternate Dispute Resolution seminar.   While in law school, Maegan was a legal intern for the late Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ralph J. Cappy where she worked on appellate work.  During her third year of law school, Maegan was a law clerk for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Office of Disciplinary Counsel where she handled ethics complaints pursuant to the Rules of Professional Conduct.  

After passing the bar in 1998, Maegan joined the law firm of J. Raymond Ambrose, Jr. & Associates, where she handled the adult family caseload.  Simultaneously, Maegan began a part-time position with the Allegheny County Bar Foundation Juvenile Court Project, representing indigent parents in juvenile dependency cases.  Maegan first became involved with the Allegheny County Juvenile court system while a law student at Pitt, where she appeared as a certified legal intern child advocate under the supervision of the Child Welfare Clinic.  She is currently employed by the Fifth Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas on a part time basis as the Conflict Parent Advocate Coordinator for Allegheny County’s juvenile court system where she manages ten attorneys.

 In May 2005, Maegan became a sole practitioner, focusing on adult family cases (which include divorce, custody, child support and Protection from Abuse cases), juvenile dependency and delinquency cases, estate planning and estate cases, as well as real estate transactions.  Maegan’s practice continues to focus in these areas.  With her 25 years of experience, Maegan has gained the knowledge to assist you with your legal situation.

Maegan also served on the committee that developed the guardian ad litem project in Allegheny County.  Guardian ad items assist children in highly contentious custody cases.  She has served as a guardian ad litem in highly contested custody cases in both Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. 

 She is the proud parent of three adult children.  Having gone through her own divorce, Maegan understands both the emotional and legal issues that surround these situations.  She is able to use her own experience to connect with and relate to her own clients.  As Maegan’s children are grown, Maegan’s primary focus is on her law practice, and she is eager to assist you with your legal situation.


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