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Sarah Floyd Blake

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Juvenile

About Me

Sarah Floyd Blake, a CSRA native, attended Our Lady of Peace Elementary School in North Augusta before moving to Georgia where she attended Forrest Hills Elementary, Riverside Middle School and Greenbrier High School in Evans.  Sarah received her undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia, and graduated in 2004, double majoring in Political Science and Russian.  


During her academic career at the University of Georgia, Sarah graduated Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors through the University of Georgia's prestigious Honors Program.  Sarah also graduated first in her department, winning the prestigious Scott Sikes Award for Outstanding Russian major in 2004.  Sarah was also accepted into the internationally recognized honor society, Phi Beta Kappa


Sarah then attended law school at Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia.  Sarah’s legal studies focused on constitutional criminal procedure and litigation and she was a member of the Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse, a unique legal clinic that provides legal support to all indigent defendants facing the death penalty in Virginia.  Sarah also fine-tuned her trial skills while attending law school at Washington and Lee University, winning the Mock Trial Competition in 2006, and running the competition in 2007.  Sarah graduated cum laude in 2007. 


After law school, Sarah honed her civil litigation skills, working as an insurance defense lawyer at the Tiller Law Group in Richmond, Virginia.  Sarah met her husband, Thomas C. Blake, while working in Virginia.  They were married at Saint Mary’s on the Hill in Augusta, where her family currently attends church.


Since joining Floyd, Leopard & Blake LLP in the Spring of 2010, Sarah has brought to trial multiple criminal and civil cases in Georgia and South Carolina.  She has also recovered in excess of $1 million dollars for her personal injury clients.


Sarah is licensed to practice law in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia, and her practice focuses on personal injuryfamily law, and criminal defense.  

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Languages Spoken: English, Russian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    8 years, 100 cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    6 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    6 years
  4. Juvenile: 5%
    6 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%
    6 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Travis Ashley Newton

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Charles Hackney Rollins

    Sarah is an excellent advocate for her clients and is very engaged in the legal community. I heartily endorse her.

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    Charles Rollins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Floyd, Leopard & Blake, LLP

461 Greene Street
Augusta, GA, 30901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing201207/14/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200907/07/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law200703/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Assosciation of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFloyd, Leopard and Blake L.L.P.2010 - Present
AssociateTiller Law Group2007 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Carolina Association for JusticeN/A2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2011 - Present
Augusta Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of GeorgiaCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Alternate Dispute Resolution SeminarPanel Speaker2013