Susan Minamizono.

Susan Minamizono

ssm@levinsitcoff.com | 303.575.9390

Susan Minamizono currently specializes in insurance bad faith, insurance coverage and personal injury at Levin Sitcoff PC. She is licensed to practice law in Colorado and California and has extensive legal experience having worked as general counsel for a talent acquisition firm partnering with technology start-ups in the Silicon Valley. Ms. Minamizono also has several years of civil litigation experience with an insurance defense firm specializing in the areas of product liability, construction defect and personal injury.

During law school, Ms. Minamizono served as the Lead Articles Editor for the San Diego International Law Journal.  She also interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services, and San Diego District Attorney’s Office.


J.D.,  University of San Diego (2008)

B.A., University of California, San Diego (1995)

Honors & Activities

  • Lead Articles Editor, San Diego International Law Journal
  • University of San Diego Law Alumni Scholarship Recipient
  • CALI Award (Highest Grade) in Tax Law

Legal Experience Summary

2016 – present

Denver, CO


Prime Resource Consulting
San Diego, CA


Lincoln, Gustafson & Cercos LLP
San Diego, CA

Court Admissions

Colorado Supreme Court (2015)

California Supreme Court (2008)

U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit (2016)

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (2016)

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (2008)

Professional Organizations / Activities

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Inn
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego
  • Japanese American Citizens League
  • South Bay Community Services, Mi Escuelita Therapeutic Preschool Volunteer
  • American Bar Association, Immigration Justice Project, Pro-Bono Attorney
  • Loyola University New Orleans, Student Hurricane Network Volunteer
  • County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Foster Youth Mentor

Lectures / Written Works

Japanese Prefectural Scapegoats in the Constitutional Landscape: Protecting Children from Violent Video Games in the Name of “Public Welfare”, 9 San Diego Int’l L.J. 135 (2007)


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Denver, CO 80202
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