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Suzanne Lafleur Klok

ATTORNEY / FOUNDER

Suzanne Lafleur Klok helps individuals resolve conflicts and achieve their goals. By identifying each client’s goals and objectives, Suzanne is able formulate a unique strategic plan for each of her clients. Her background in complex litigation has prepared Suzanne to tackle the most difficult cases and situations for her clients.  

Before founding Klok Law with her husband Rhett, Suzanne had over a decade of litigation experience in products liability, personal injury, transportation, tobacco, medical devices, environmental toxic tort and securities and consumer fraud class action litigation. Suzanne’s meticulous pre-trial skills and ability to identify critical facts and supporting evidence has allowed her the flexibility to practice in a variety of complex areas. Early in her career, Suzanne practiced corporate and tax law. She also speaks at legal education seminars on a variety of topics. Suzanne served on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute, a non-profit organization, formed to educate the public on an alternative to aggressive litigation which allows them to resolve disputes without going to court. 

A BIG-FIRM LAWYER WITH A SMALL-FIRM ATTITUDE

Attorney Suzanne Lafleur Klok grew up in a small town in Louisiana began her legal career in New Orleans.  After spending many years with one of the largest plaintiff only law firms in the county, Suzanne and her husband Rhett left with a mission to build a practice to deliver large firm quality with a small firm attitude. Klok Law was launched in 2009 and continues to help individuals resolve their conflicts. Both Rhett and Suzanne believe working together with their clients to identify goal allows them to gain peace of mind and ultimately achieve their objectives. 

Suzanne is also a strong believer in community involvement. Suzanne Lafleur Klok is the founder of Clauses for Causes, a non-profit that matches cancer patients with law firms to provide free wills and powers of attorney. The husband and wife team have both been volunteer Guardian ad litems protecting and speaking on behalf of children in South Carolina who would otherwise not have a voice within the court system. During the financial crisis, the duo negotiated with loan services on behalf of homeowners in financial crisis to help them keep their homes through loan modifications and refinancing at no charge to homeowners with the Homeownership Resource Center, a division of Family Services, Inc., a local non-profit agency. In the past, Suzanne has also served on the Board of Directors for East Cooper Meals on Wheels. 

EXPERTISE

BAR ADMISSIONS

South Carolina

Louisiana

Texas

New Mexico

South Carolina

District of Columbia

S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth District

U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

S. District Court, District of Colorado

S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

S. District Court, District of New Mexico

S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

EDUCATION

Newcomb College of Tulane University, B.A., cum laude 1991

Loyola University School of Business, M.B.A. 1995

Loyola University School of Law, J.D. 1995

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS &
MEMBERSHIPS

South Carolina Bar Association

Charleston County Bar Association

State of South Carolina, Certified Family Law Mediator

South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association

American Trial Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Texas State Bar Association

New Mexico State Bar Association

District of Columbia State Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

“Strategies on How to Preserve Your Home & Credit During the Financial Crisis”, August 24, 2009, Center 4 Women, Faculty Member, Author and Presenter.

“South Carolina Class Action Update: Legislative Update, Pros and Cons, and Case Initiation”, November 30, 2006, National Business Institute. Faculty Member, Author and Presenter.

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