Sarah Clark has over 10 years of experience representing clients in various family law matters including divorce, child custody, child support and spousal support proceedings, domestic violence restraining orders and international child abduction cases. In addition to her family law background, Sarah also has significant civil litigation experience representing individuals in palimony or “Marvin” actions, which typically involve the untangling of finances and division of real and personal property among unmarried cohabitants.
Sarah is the most recent addition to the law firm of Keese Hargraves, LLP, joining the law firm in September 2019, where she will continue to expand her family law practice. We are pleased and honored to have Sara join our team of experienced, compassionate, and aggressive family law litigators.
Sarah attended Rutgers University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, double majoring in Administration of Justice and Art History, with a minor in Criminology. Thereafter, she attended Golden Gate University where she received her Juris Doctorate. While in law school, Sarah excelled academically, receiving the CALI Award for Future Excellence in both legal research and writing and appellate advocacy. Sarah also received the Scribes American Society of Legal Writers Award, wherein she was inducted into the National Order of Scribes. Her interest in family law grew when she studied abroad in Florence, Italy and took courses in international family law. She also gained invaluable experience when she served as an intern for the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office – Child Dependency Unit and assisted in the representation of children in dependency proceedings.
Sarah was admitted to the California State Bar in 2008 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2012.
Sarah believes that an effective family law attorney stays in close communication with her client, working together to reach appropriate resolutions to the unique issues presented in each case. She is compassionate and understands that this is an emotional time for clients who are often going through one of the most difficult times in their lives. Sarah approaches each client and each case with empathy and integrity, advocating for her client’s specific needs through settlement or trial. When necessary, Sarah has also represented clients in several successful appellate matters.