Born in Britain, Susan F. Fremit emigrated to Canada when she was a young child. As a teenager, she completed her secondary school education while traveling between England, Portugal and Spain. Through being very involved with every community she lived in, Susan encountered diverse European and Canadian cultures, which lead to her passion for justice and an interest in law.Beginning with a Canadian Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with a major in French and a minor in Spanish from the University of Calgary, Susan then obtained her Canadian Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Calgary Law School in 1989. Moving across the country, Susan relocated from Calgary, Alberta to Windsor, Ontario, where she received her call to the bar and began the start of a successful Canadian law career. After a decade of an established Canadian criminal defense practice, Susan then moved to the United States in 2001.
After relocating to Virginia, Susan received her American Master of Laws (LL.M) with a focus in litigation from the George Washington University School of Law in 2003 and then became an American citizen in 2006. With over ten years of significant legal and criminal trial experience derived from building a successful criminal defense practice in Ontario, Canada, Susan F. Fremit has an internationally proven track record that she brought to Virginia residents in 2008. In 2016, Susan celebrated her 25th anniversary of providing criminal defense services to Canadians and Americans. Presently, Susan continues to be authorized to practice law in three distinct jurisdictions: the state of Virginia; the United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia (4th Circuit Court); and Ontario, Canada.