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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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.
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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.
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|KY||Authorized to practice law||2011||03/11/2013|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Kentucky Rising Stars List||Super Lawyers||2015|
|2016 Kentucky Rising Stars List||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Kentucky Governor's Scholar||Kentucky Governor's Scholar||2003|
|Guardian ad Litem appointed by court in private cases||Jefferson County Family Court||2015 - Present|
|Parent's Attorney (DNA docket)||Jefferson County (Kentucky) Family Court Division Two||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Key Law Group||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Key Law Group (as of counsel to Jones Ward, PLC)||2012 - 2013|
|Lead Tutor||Louisville Tutoring Agency||2011 - 2013|
|Staff Attorney to Judge||Jefferson County Family Court Division One||2011 - 2012|
|Legal Intern||University Of Kentucky College Of Law Legal Clinic||2010 - 2011|
|ACT/Language Arts Tutor||The Tutoring Club||2009 - 2011|
|Judicial Intern||Kentucky Court Of Appeals||2009 - 2009|
|Judicial Intern||United States District Court, Eastern District Of Kentucky||2009 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Louisville Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section||Vice Chair||2015 - Present|
|Louisville Bar Association||Volunteer with "Call-a-Lawyer"||2014 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky||Admitted to Practice||2013 - Present|
|Louisville Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Louisville Tutoring Agency||ACT tutor||2011 - 2014|
|Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||N/A|
|Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||N/A|
|Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County||N/A||N/A|
|Kentucky Court of Appeals - No. 2011-CA-000162||The 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-ME||The 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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|Contributor||The ACT for Bad Test Takers||2014|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2008|
|Lone Oak High School (Paducah, Kentucky)||N/A||Salutatorian||2004|