Professional Details

Harry S. Sudman

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9264 Elizabeth Lane
Mason, OH 45040

Description of Practice

Harry S. Sudman has been a Magistrate with the Domestic Relations Court, with interruption 2009-2010, since 2006.

Magistrate Sudman was a partner in the law firm of Grinker, Sudman & Springer from 1973 through 1985 and then with Schwartz, Manes and Ruby through 2005, serving as Chair of the Litigation Unit for sixteen years. He practiced as Sudman Law, focusing solely on Family Law, Mediation and Collaborative technique during his absence from this Court in 2010.

Magistrate Sudman is a Charter member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the President of that organization 2005-2006. His private practice, while mostly focused on family law matters, also included personal injury, criminal, and civil litigation.


Court Mediation as a Magistrate and while in private practice.


Magistrate Sudman is a graduate of The Ohio State University (BA, Sociology) and Salmon P. Chase College of Law (JD). He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November, 1972.


Mediation works most effectively when the participants feel empowered and safe in the process. The knowledge and experience I bring to the Mediation is intended to make the participants feel empowered and safe in that environment.


My hourly rate is $250. A minimum fee of $750 for up to three hours is payable upon my retention.

Other Information

For many years from about 1998 through 2005, Mr. Sudman was a host of Law Talk, a talk show on WVXU, where he interviewed guests and responded to inquiries on the air from listeners.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Prenuptial

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Online Mediator