Susan M. Ciupak






SUSAN M. CIUPAK practices in the areas of estate planning and administration including preparing wills and trusts, trust and estate administration, probate, and trust and estate litigation.  Her experience includes forming various estate and gift tax entities to achieve desired tax planning objectives, administering trusts and settling complex estate matters, reforming trusts, and family settlement agreements.  Susan is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the Maricopa County Bar Association.  She serves on the Board of Directors of Arizonans for Children, is a member of Scottsdale Estate Planners, and is Past President of Valley Estate Planners.  She received her J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 1989; a B.S.B.A. from Bowling Green State University in 1983.  Susan is AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available) by Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Trust and Estates, 2016-2017; and Southwest Super Lawyers®, Estate Planning & Probate, 2012-2015.


  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Bowling Green State University
    • B.S.; B.A. - 1983