Paulette practices in the Columbus office of Reminger Co., L.P.A., where she is a Co-Chair of the Workers' Compensation practice group.  She represents and advises employers in all aspects of their workers’ compensation and risk management programs, including individual claim processing, policy coverage issues and violations of specific safety requirements.  Paulette provides representation and counsel on employment related matters involving intentional torts, retaliatory claims and Family Medical Leave Act.  Her practice includes representing employers in administrative hearings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio and the adjudicating bodies of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, as well as extensive trial and appellate experience, representing employers at all levels of the Ohio court system.

Paulette is a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation by the Ohio State Bar Association, under the approval of the Supreme Court of Ohio.  She frequently lectures on the topic of workers' compensation and employment related matters for various groups, including the Ohio State Bar Association.  She was an invited speaker at the Industrial Commission Statewide Hearing Officer’s Training Meeting in Maumee Bay, Ohio in October, 2011.  Paulette has been voted by her peers as one of Cincinnati Magazine's Ohio Super Lawyers every year since 2004. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 2007 and has been listed by Columbus Business First as one of Central Ohio’s Best Lawyers.  Paulette is a multi-year designee as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Columbus and Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio as published by Columbus Monthly magazine through peer voting standards. 

Honors & Recognitions

Certified as a Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, 2004-2022

Named a Top 25 Women Columbus Lawyer and a Top 50 Women Ohio Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine

Named a Top Lawyer Central Ohio, Columbus CEO Magazine

Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Workers' Compensation Law-Employers, since 2007

Rated AV® Preeminent™: Very Highly Rated in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review


Suzanne Norton Certified Specialist

Community & Professional

Ohio State Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

Licking County Bar Association

Ohio Women's Bar Association


For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.



Speaking Engagements

  • Workers’ Compensation Law from Start to Finish
    Columbus, OH, Oct 15, 2019
  • Medicare Set Asides, Medicaid Liens and Other Settlement Considerations in Workers’ Compensation Claims
    Columbus, OH, Dec 14, 2018
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims In Seven Steps
    Columbus, OH, Dec 6, 2018
  • Workers' Compensation from A-Z: 2017 Case Law and Legal Update
    Columbus, OH, Dec 6, 2017
  • Workers' Compensation from A-Z: How to Evaluate a Claim for Settlement
    Columbus, OH, Dec 5, 2017
  • Frequent Compensation Payment Errors in Workers’ Comp. Claims
    Goodlettsville, TN, May 9, 2017
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
    Columbus, OH, Sep 21, 2016
  • Primer for Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claim Handling
    Dollar General Corporate Headquarters, Goodlettsville, TN, Aug 19, 2014
  • Workers’ Compensation from A-Z National Business Institute CLE Seminar
    Cincinnati, OH, Apr 23, 2014
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions in Workers’ Compensation Claims
    Ohio State Bar Association Workers’ Comp. CLE Seminar - Columbus, OH, Apr 4, 2013
  • Managing and Cost Containment in Temporary Total Disability Issues in Workers’ Comp
    Careworks Consultants Inc. - Columbus, OH, Oct 5, 2012
  • Light Duty Job Offer and Economic Loss
    Ohio State Bar Assn. Advanced Workers’ Comp. CLE - Cleveland, OH, Sep 21, 2012
  • Light Duty Job Off and Economic Loss
    Ohio State Bar Assn. Advanced Workers’ Comp. CLE - Columbus, OH, Sep 6, 2012
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions
    Ohio State Bar Association CLE Seminar - Columbus, OH, Apr 13, 2012
  • Voluntary Abandonment as a Defense to Temporary Total Disability Benefits
    Industrial Commission of Ohio Statewide Hearing Officers CLE Seminar - Columbus, OH, Oct 13, 2011
  • Wage Loss and Living Maintenance Wage Loss in Workers’ Compensation
    CareWorks Consultants, Inc. - Dublin, OH, Aug 3, 2011
  • Defending Substantial Injury Aggravation Claims in Workers’ Compensation - CareWorks Consultants, Inc. Self insured and State Fund Claims personnel
    Dublin, OH, May 19, 2011
  • Judicial Review of Workers’ Compensation Decisions
    Ohio State Bar Association CLE - Columbus, OH, Apr 15, 2011
  • Workers Compensation 2010 Update - Lorman Education Services
    Columbus, OH, Oct 29, 2010
  • "Judicial Review of Workers' Comp. Administrative Decisions"
    Ohio State Bar Assn. CLE Seminar. Columbus,OH, Apr 14, 2010
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions
    Apr 2, 2009
  • An Overview of Workers' Compensation
    Jan 6, 2009
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions, Ohio State Bar Association CLE
    Cleveland, Ohio, Jun 4, 2008
  • Judicial Review of Workers' Comp. Administrative Decisions, Ohio State Bar Association-Continuing Legal Education Seminar
    Jun 20, 2007
  • Overview of the Workers' Compensation System, Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar
    Columbus, OH, Jun 20, 2007



J.D., Capital University Law School, 1994

B.A., The Ohio State University, 1989


  • State of Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1994
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