Sarah Orr

1109 Kennedy Place
Davis, California 95616
United States
Office Phone: 530-753-4450
Member since 2013
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

Attorney Sarah Orr has over 20 years of experience in the practice of family law, and has been successful both in and out of the courtroom. A Certified Family Law Specialist, Sarah has a wide range of knowledge and training in the area of child custody and property issues involved in planning for a marriage and during separation and divorce. She will guide you through the process, and help you make the choices and decisions that will lead to your best outcome.

Area(s) of Practice: Sarah’s professional focus has been exclusively in the area of family law throughout her career, and she has had extensive training and experience in both Mediation and Collaborative Negotiation. Although she is well-versed in alternative dispute resolution techniques, she also brings substantial experience in litigation and successful trial outcomes. Sarah serves as Yolo County Superior Court Settlement Conference Officer, assisting litigants in settling disputes without the necessity of a trial.
License(s): In 2012, Sarah became a Certified Family Law Specialist, which requires successful completion of multiple years of practice requirements, an additional one-day bar examination, and peer review. As a CFLS, Sarah stays fully informed on all areas of family law and attends extensive legal education in her practice specialty, in addition to the continuing education requirements for all members of the California Bar. She consults regularly with financial/tax specialists, child custody evaluators and counselors and therapists working with families in transition.

Professional Activities

Sarah was on the clinical faculty at King Hall from 2004-2007, directing the Family Protection and Legal Assistance Clinic, in which law students under her direction represented low-income domestic violence clients in their restraining order hearings, custody matters and divorces. She also taught Family Law as a substantive course.

Undergraduate Education

UCLA (B.A., 1987)

Postgraduate Education

UC Davis School of Law (J.D., 1992)