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Sarah Ashley Huyck

Sarah Ashley Huyck

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Domestic Violence, Adoption

About Me

Prior to joining Key Law Group, Sarah served as family court staff attorney for the Honorable Joan L. Byer of Jefferson County (Kentucky) Family Court Division One, where she advised the Court on legal issues and applicable law, and drafted orders and opinions on various types of cases, including divorce, custody & support; dependency, abuse, and neglect (DNA); status offender; domestic violence; and paternity. She regularly interacted with attorneys and pro se litigants and her experience gives her valuable insight from a judicial perspective.

Sarah also has a strong background in legal research and writing, having served as a judicial intern to Judge Laurance B. VanMeter with the Kentucky Court of Appeals and Chief Judge Jennifer B. Coffman with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, where she prepared bench memoranda and opinions for various federal court cases and state court appeals.

Sarah began helping those with legal needs while obtaining her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, serving as a certified legal intern with the law school's legal clinic. As a member of the Legal Clinic, Sarah counseled clients in a variety of cases, including family law and divorce. In fact, working in the Legal Clinic was actually Sarah's primary inspiration for focusing her practice on family law, as she discovered a passion for using her legal skills to help others through difficult times. She was a recipient of the Milton M. and Alene F. Livingston Scholarship, and was a top advocate on the Trial Advocacy Board. Sarah also obtained her B.A. in Political Science from UK with a minor in psychology, where she participated in the Honors Program and received the Presidential Scholarship. Sarah was a Kentucky Governors Scholar and a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

As an active member of Key Law Group and its family law & domestic relations practice, she also serves as a Parent's Attorney on the dependency, abuse, and neglect (DNA) docket in Jefferson County Family Court Division Two and is regularly appointed as a Guardian ad Litem during custody disputes and in cases of adoption. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky, and outside of the practice of law, she enjoys yoga, painting, softball, and spending time with her three nieces. Sarah has also for many years worked with high school students as an ACT, SAT, and general tutor, having served as a senior tutor for the Louisville Tutoring Agency and worked with a wide range of students at The Tutoring Club in Lexington, Kentucky.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Family: 30%
    3 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Adoption: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%
    3 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    I endorse Sarah Huyck, without reservation, based upon my personal experience in working with her on family law matters, and my knowledge of her excellent abilities and prior success. Sarah is committed to aggressively representing her clients with an attention to detail. She works personally and directly with her clients, staying ahead of every legal trend and shift in the law to provide both advocacy and counsel for the best possible resolution to any legal need. Sarah is knowledgeable, trustworthy, and responsive, and is an excellent choice as for a family law attorney.


    Craig Brunson
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michelle Williams

    Sarah is a dedicated and experienced attorney in the area of Family Law. She is very personable and will dedicate herself to achieving the best result in your case. I highly recommend Sarah for any of your Family Law needs.


    Michelle Williams Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

312 S. Fourth Street, 7th Floor
Louisville, KY, 40202



KYAuthorized to practice law201103/11/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 Kentucky Rising Stars ListSuper Lawyers2015
Kentucky Governor's ScholarKentucky Governor's Scholar2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Guardian ad Litem appointed by court in private casesJefferson County Family Court2015 - Present
Parent's Attorney (DNA docket)Jefferson County (Kentucky) Family Court Division Two2015 - Present
AttorneyKey Law Group (as of counsel to Jones Ward, PLC)2012 - 2013
AttorneyKey Law Group2012 - Present
Lead TutorLouisville Tutoring Agency2011 - 2013
Staff Attorney to JudgeJefferson County Family Court Division One2011 - 2012
Legal InternUniversity Of Kentucky College Of Law Legal Clinic2010 - 2011
ACT/Language Arts TutorThe Tutoring Club2009 - 2011
Judicial InternKentucky Court Of Appeals2009 - 2009
Judicial InternUnited States District Court, Eastern District Of Kentucky2009 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Louisville Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm SectionVice Chair2015 - Present
Louisville Bar AssociationVolunteer with "Call-a-Lawyer"2014 - Present
Louisville Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Kentucky Justice AssociationMembership Committee member, Domestic Relations section member2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of KentuckyAdmitted to Practice2013 - Present
Louisville Tutoring AgencyACT tutor2011 - Present
Educational JusticeVolunteerN/A
Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson CountyN/AN/A
Louisville Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Kentucky Court of Appeals - No. 2011-CA-000162The Kentucky Court of Appeals upheld a protective order obtained on behalf of our client in Jefferson County
Kentucky Court of Appeals - No. 2014-CA-001384-METhe Kentucky Court of Appeals, in an unpublished opinion, upheld the trial court's order awarding our client child support in accordance with the Kentucky Child Support Guidelines. The appellant sought to have his child support obligation reduced.

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Publication NameTitleDate
ContributorThe ACT for Bad Test Takers2014


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kentucky College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of KentuckyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
Lone Oak High School (Paducah, Kentucky)N/ASalutatorian2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
C.A.R.E. (Credit Abuse Resistance Education)Credit Counseling for High School Students (LBA Bankruptcy Section)2013
Truancy CourtTruancy2012