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About Me

Ms. Buck is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and the winner of the National Health Law moot court competition. Upon receiving her law degree, Ms. Buck clerked for the Honorable Lee Preston, and gained experience practicing in both the Law Division and Chancery Division of the Cook County Circuit Court.  Prior to joining the Hays Firm, Ms. Buck worked for a mid-sized insurance defense firm in Chicago


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Probate: 30%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I regularly work closely with Ms. Buck and am impressed by her diligence in gaining a deep understanding of the facts of each and every matter, and her ability to grasp her clients needs and relate to them on a personal level. These are both essential and valuable traits for any good attorney.


    Andrew Hays Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Hays Firm, LLC

55 W Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL, 60601-1609


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Winner of Health Law Moot Court CompetitionSouthern Illinois University2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorChicago Kent College Of Law2013 - Present
AssociateHays Firm LLC2013 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorPrairie State College2012 - Present
PrincipalLaw of Offices of Sarah Malone Buck, Ltd.2012 - 2013
AssociateCremer Spina, LLC2011 - 2012
Judicial Law ClerkCircuit Court Of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois2009 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Moot Court Honor SocietyN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Valparaiso UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Senior Legal ToolkitEstate Planning2013
Foreclosure FundamentalsMortgage Foreclosure2013