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Sarah Litchney is the founder of Litchney Law Firm, P.C. and is a bankruptcy and real estate attorney and Realtor/Broker. 


Ms. Litchney attended the prestigious Cornell University, an Ivy League University, located in upstate New York. During her time at Cornell University Ms. Litchney achieved high marks and was the recipient of many distinguishing awards and scholarships. She was active on campus serving as University ambassador as well as within the Greek community and the associations affiliated with her area of study.


She returned to Northern California to attend law school at the highly regarded and esteemed University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Ms. Litchney obtained a certificate in Intellectual Property, was the recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship and was nominated by the Dean and awarded the American Bar Associations Intellectual Property award for academic excellence in Intellectual Property studies. She was active on the campus in organizations affiliated with her area of study, as well as with the law school’s student bar association.


Her law firm places emphasis on the issues that are most relevant in today’s economy including Bankruptcy, Real Estate/Foreclosure including short sale negotiations and buying/selling real estate, Business and Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Estate Planning, and Probate and Trust Administration.


Her experience in real estate and short sales have made her someone who is sought out for interviews and to speak at many events, educational seminars etc. She has been interviewed for many articles by publications such as the Los Angeles Times, BusinessWeek, BBC, Mortgage Banking, Fox 40, Sacramento Parent, Sacramento Business Journal, THE Registry, Style Magazine and others. She has also been voted the #1 Favorite Attorney in the area by Style Magazine readers 6 years in a row!  In addition she was selected to the 2015 California Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the 225,000 licensed lawyers in California are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  The Rising Stars designation is reserved solely for attorneys under 40 years of age who are nominated by their peers.


In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and being active in the outdoors.


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 75%
    9 years, 14 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 15%
    9 years, 500 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    9 years, 300 cases

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  • Kristy Anne Hernandez

    Sarah is an outstanding attorney and a really nice person too. She has a wonderful reputation in the legal community and handles her clients and staff with competency and care. I endorse her work.


    Kristy Hernandez Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Litchney Law Firm

Roseville, CA, 95661


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Fastest Growing Business, #6 out of 50Sacrament Business Journal2015
#1 Attorney 6 years in a rowStyle Magazine2014
#7 fastest growing businessSacramento Business Journal2009
#23 Consumer Services, fastest growingInc. 5002009
Intellectual Property award for academic excellenceAmerican Bar Association2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding attorneyLitchney Law Firm, P.C.2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Department of Real EstateAttorney Member2011 - Present
Sacramento Association of RealtorsAttorney Member2011 - Present
California Association of RealtorsAttorney Member2011 - Present
Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy ForumAttorney Member2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2006 - Present
State Bar of California, Real Property Law SectionAttorney Member2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Case resultsSuccessful
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A