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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 researched applicable law, advised the Court on legal issues, 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 schools legal clinic. As a member of the Legal Clinic, Sarah counseled clients in a variety of cases, including family law and divorce. 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 has also participated in Guardian ad Litem (GAL) training and serves as Parent's Attorney on the dependency, abuse, and neglect (DNA) docket in Jefferson County Family Court Division Two. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky, and outside of the practice of law, she enjoys yoga, painting, and softball. Sarah also works with high school students as a 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

2 total

  • Stephanie M. Wurdock

    I regularly refer friends and family members to Ms. Huyck for assistance with family law and domestic matters. She is prompt and professional in her responses, and does everything she can to assist them. I would highly recommend her for family law matters.


    Stephanie Wurdock Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Justin R Key

    Sarah has a genuine desire to obtain the best results for her clients and works tirelessly to accomplish the goals of those she represents.


    Justin Key Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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
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
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
Kentucky Justice AssociationMembership Committee member, Domestic Relations section member2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of KentuckyAdmitted to Practice2013 - Present
Louisville Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Louisville Tutoring AgencyACT tutor2011 - Present
Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Louisville Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson CountyN/AN/A
Educational JusticeVolunteerN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Kentucky Court of Appeals - Opinion AffirmingThe KY Court of Appeals upheld a protective order obtained on behalf of our client in Jefferson County

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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