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About Me

I enjoy spending time with my two dogs, Maverick and Goose, when I'm not working. I also love to garden and entertain in my backyard.  I love to travel overseas and am hoping to visit Denmark and Amsterdam in the next year.


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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    7 years
  2. Appeals: 5%
    7 years
  3. Business: 5%
    3 years
  4. Family: 3%
    7 years
  5. Civil Rights: 2%
    3 years



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

29 total 

  • Grant Stephen Scheuring

    I first got to know Sarah while we were on the large team of attorneys that represented the Moral Monday Protestors. Sarah went above and beyond to fight for her clients and is an all around great attorney. Since then, my opinion of her as an attorney has grown stronger. You're in good hands with Sarah!


    Grant Scheuring Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark Issa Murad

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Mark Murad Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Farber Law Firm, PLLC

P.O Box 40902
Raleigh, NC, 27629



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2013
Criminal Defense Attorney of the MonthAttorney at Law Magazine2013
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2012
2011 Emerging Legal LeaderNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly2011
Order of ServiceNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2011
North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys ScholarshipNorth Carolina Association of Women Attorneys2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and OwnerFarber Law Firm, PLLC2013 - Present
Postconviction AttorneyNorth Carolina Prisoner Legal Services2008 - Present
Attorney & Counselor at LawThe Law Office of Sarah Jessica Farber2008 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
ACLU of North CarolinaLegal Advisor2013 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeSecretary, Civil Rights Division2013 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeSecretary, Young Lawyers Division2012 - Present
Susie Sharp Inn of CourtMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeLegislative Co-Chair, Criminal Defense Division2011 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2005 - Present
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysMember2005 - 2009
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lovette & Lynch v. NC Dep't of CorrectionWon in Superior Court, Court of Appeals. On certiorari review in the NC Supreme Court.
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Publication NameTitleDate
Trial Briefs (NCAJ)Miller v. Alabama: A Roadmap for LItigation2013
NC Public Defender, Vol. 5Miller v. Alabama: Worth the Read`2013
NC Public Defender, Vol. 5Miller v. Alabama: Worth a Read2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawN/AJ.D. Cum Laude2008
The Pennsylvania State UniversityEnglishB.A.2002
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NCCU School of Law Public Interest PanelPublic Interest as a Profession2012
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawGetting Your Legal Career Started2011
Legislative Update CLELaws that Affect Post-Conviction Proceedings2011
Legislative UpdatePostconviction Legislative Changes2011
The Bowden Inmates and the Rule of LawLItigation against the Department of Correction2009