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Sarah joined Hare Wynn in 2015 as an injury and consumer fraud lawyer in Hare Wynn’s Fayetteville office. Prior to joining Hare Wynn, Sarah worked her way through law school at a well-known personal injury law firm in Fayetteville.

Sarah grew up in a military family and lived in five states before moving to Arkansas, the first place that felt like home. Sarah attended high school, college, and law school in Arkansas.

Prior to law school, Sarah earned a master’s degree in English and served many communities as a writing teacher. Ultimately, the legal profession was where Sarah believed she could utilize her strengths to help the most people, and she could not imagine practicing law anywhere other than in Arkansas.

Sarah is married to Ryan, who is also an attorney. In her spare time, she enjoys Razorback athletics and exploring hiking and biking trails across the state.

Education

Sarah graduated from University of Arkansas School of Law, after obtaining bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English. Sarah represented her law school on the National Moot Court Competition Team for two years, competed as a Finalist in the law school’s Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition, and was honored as “Best Oralist” in her class appellate oral argument. Sarah served as the client counseling competition chair for the Board of Advocates, vice president of the student division of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, and a member of the W.B. Putman Inn of Courts.

Prior to law school, Sarah served many communities as a teacher. Sarah taught a college writing course at Texas Christian University, English courses at Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, and third grade in Northwest Arkansas. Sarah continued to teach writing in law school when she worked as a teaching assistant for legal research and writing courses at University of Arkansas School of Law.

  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • Texas Christian University, M.A., 2010
  • University of Arkansas, B.A., 2008

Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Automobile, Motorcycle and Truck Accidents

Notable Work

Prior to joining Hare Wynn, Sarah worked her way through law school at a well-known personal injury law firm in Fayetteville. As a Rule XV certified student attorney, Sarah represented Arkansans in cases on appeal in state and federal courts.

Sarah is a dedicated member of many local and national legal organizations, which she believes strengthens the legal profession, her own practice, and the clients she serves. Sarah is the Chair-Elect of the Arkansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and serves as Arkansas’ young lawyer delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Sarah also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyers Network and serves on ATLA’s Publication Committee. For the second year, Sarah is an associate editor of TYL, a publication of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

Admitted

  • Arkansas, 2015
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2015

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • W.B. Putman American Inn of Court

Awards

The Arkansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section awarded Sarah the 2016-2017 Award of Excellence. During law school, Sarah represented the University of Arkansas School of Law on the National Moot Court Competition Team for two years, and competed as a Finalist in the law school’s Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition. Sarah was also honored as “Best Oralist” in her law school class appellate oral argument.

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Unparalleled Honors

  • ABA
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV Preeminent
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Americas Top 100 Attorneys
  • American Association for Justice
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Advocates
  • American Judicature Society
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • International Society of Barristers
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Lawdragon 2017
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • NBLSC Board Certified Lawyers
  • Phoenix Club of Birmingham
  • Plaintiffs Steering Committee
  • SuperLawyers
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Top Ranked USA Chambers

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  • $310,000,000 Corporate Fraud

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  • $218,000,000 Syngenta GMO Corn

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  • $40,250,000 Wrongful Death

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