Susie Tehlirian graduated with honors from the University of Michigan in 2001. After working as a researcher for the University of Michigan and then living in New Zealand under a work exchange program, she attended law school at the University of Colorado. During law school, Susie studied International Human Rights Law through a semester abroad program at the University of Costa Rica.
Following graduation in 2008, Susie clerked for the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals and then worked as a staff attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Susie has exclusively practiced immigration law for the past five years. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Colorado. Susie is the daughter of immigrants and considers it an honor to work in the field of immigration law at Lisa Green & Associates. She has worked with Lisa Green since 2011.