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Sarah L. Griffin

Sarah L. Griffin

Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
281-870-1124
Fax:
281-870-1647
E-mail:

Sarah Griffin is an associate for Griffin & Matthews working in the areas of corporate and business transactions, employment law, probate, estates and wealth management, real estate.   

Sarah attended the University of Mississippi where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English/Literature and Spanish in 2006.  She received her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 2010. 

Before joining Griffin & Matthews, Sarah was a student attorney for St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice practicing in civil litigation areas with a focus in Consumer Law.  Sarah’s service and commitment to her clients earned her a Pro Bono Achievement Award.

Sarah enjoys spending time with her kids and family, the great outdoors, and sipping on a glass (or two) of wine.  In her travels, Sarah has run with the bulls in Pamplona, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, and has spent time in Tanzania, Costa Rica, Canada, and many European countries.  She studied abroad in Australia, Spain, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sarah is enthusiastic about her work.  Whether it be through tough times or times of progress and development, she is committed to facilitating and guiding each of her clients towards their legal objective.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Transactional
  • 20% Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2011
  • Texas, 2010

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - May, 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English

Honors and Awards

  • St. Mary's University School of Law Pro Bono Achievement Award, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Mississippi Lewis and Frances Graber Scholarship Award, 2003 - 2006

Presentations and Publications

  • Harassment in the Workplace - for the Employee, Supervisor, and Management: Reporting, Responses, and Retaliation, 2016
  • Beyond Your Will: Ancillary Documents, Designations, and Planning Not Covered by a Will, Legal Affairs Fair - St. Christopher's Episcopal Church of Houston, 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers
  • Texas Young Professionals
  • University of Mississippi Alumni Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
  • St. Agnes Academy Alumni Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Mary's Center for Legal and Social Justice, 2009 - 2010
  • Alpha Home for Women, 2009 - 2010
  • Leap Frog for At-Risk Students - St. Peters Episcopal Church, 2004 - 2006
  • Links to Literacy Tutoring Program, 2003 - 2006