Ms. Tusa began her legal career in the private sector as an associate attorney at two prominent law firms, Beier Howlett ,P.C., in Bloomfield Hills, and Mason, Steinhardt, Jacobs Perlman & Pesick, in Southfield, Michigan. There, she handled a variety of complex commercial litigation, including municipal law issues and prosecutions, corporate and business litigation, construction litigation, contract disputes and employment law matters.
She then spent three years as an Assistant Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney, where she tried numerous bench and jury trials in the Special Auto Theft Unit, Juvenile Unit and General Trial Unit. She next served for three years as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan in the Civil Rights Division.
Currently, in addition to her family law practice, Ms. Tusa is appointed by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General, handling felony child support cases and other special projects for the State of Michigan.
Ms. Tusa graduated from the University of Michigan with Honors in 1993, and Wayne State Law School in 1997, where she served on the Wayne Law Review as an Associate Editor from 1995-97.
Ms. Tusa is admitted to practice in Michigan, the U.S. District Court, Eastern District, and the United States Court of Appeals. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Family Law and Appellate Sections, the Arab-American Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association and the University of Michigan Alumni Association.
Ms. Tusa is married and lives with her husband and son in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.