Sara Blackwell, Esq. | Meet Sara Blackwell
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MY STORY

I have taught Employment Law at University of South Florida in Tampa and am a published author. I’ve worked for large defense firms and for the United States of America for most of my legal career. I started my own firm for the purpose of being able to provide quality, fair priced, employment and legal representation on a personal level.

LICENSES

• Louisiana, since 2002.
• Louisiana Middle District Federal District Court, since March 2011.
• Florida, since July 2011.Florida, since July 2011. 
• Middle, Southern and Northern Federal Districts of Florida since 2011.

EDUCATION

• Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
• Graduated Order of the Coif in May of 2002. Remained in top 5% during entire tenure.
• Law Review in 2000-2001.
• Awarded Gene Hearn Memorial Scholarship in 2000-2001.
• Awarded a scholarship fee waiver in 2001-2002.
• Awarded Taylor-Porter Memorial Scholarship in 2001-2002.
• Chancellor’s List in fall of 1999, spring of 2000, fall of 2000 and fall of 2001.
• Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from McNeese State University.
• Graduated with an overall average of 3.633 in May of 1999.
• President’s Honor List in fall of 1998, spring of 1998 and fall of 1997.
• Honor Roll List in spring of 1997 and fall of 1996.

EMPLOYMENT

• Williams, Parker. January 6, 2014 – January 15, 2015. Personal injury, health care law, medical malpractice, complex litigation, license issues with the Board of Architecture and Interior Design, and obtained trial experience.
• Cole, Scott, Kissane. November 2011 to 2014. Employment defense, security negligence defense, personal injury defense and insurance agency professional liability defense.
• Lynch & Robbins. Civil defense, administrative law and employment law.
• Law Office of Goldie Domingue. 2007-2011. Immigration attorney on a part-time basis.
• United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Louisiana. June 2003-August 2005. Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division. Represented the United States in employment cases, medical malpractice and personal injury cases.
• Federal District Law Clerk for Federal District Judge Rebecca Doherty. August 2002-June 2003.
• Department of Justice, Environmental Torts Division. May 2001-July 2001.