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Sarah N. Carmody

Divorce and separation Attorney at Overland Park, KS

4.8   5 reviews
  • State Years
    Kansas - KS 14 years
    Missouri - MO 15 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State KS
    Acquired 2009
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2008
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

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

About Sarah

Learn Sarah’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    We offer both traditional hourly divorce services, as well flat rate divorce options for uncontested divorces.

    16 years

  2. Child custody

    16 years

  3. Child support

    16 years

An almost life-long resident of Kansas, Sarah Carmody left shortly to earn her bachelor's degree at Ball State University in 2003.  She realized she wanted to move back home and attended law school at UMKC, graduating in 2008.  While in law school she was president of the Midwestern Innocence Project Student Organization and received the Latshaw Award for excellence in criminal justice. She also received the Teira Farrow Award from the Association of Women Law Students.  Since graduating, Sarah has found a passion for family law. Sarah was raised by a single mother and is now a mother herself. She is committed to a smooth transition for children during the difficult process of divorce or other custody disputes.  Sarah is licensed in both Kansas and Missouri and practices extensively in both she is not working, Sarah enjoys playing with her two children and trying new restaurants with her husband. 


Sarah Carmody Law, LLC
8600 W. 110th Street
Suite 210
Overland Park, KS, 66210

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Posted by Aaron | August 7, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Other than getting divorced I enjoyed my experience!
I was a nervous wreck when I called Sarah Carmody's office. I had just been served divorce papers and other than a speeding ticket I had no experience with working with a lawyer. Attorney Carmody and her staff helped me feel at ease and explained the divorce process and fee schedule very well. I appreciated that Ms. Carmody helped to keep the proceedings on the "high road" and also that she helped me to laugh when the situation called for it. Ms. Carmody and her staff were very efficient and were able to help reach a settlement quickly. I appreciated her honesty and humor throughout the proceedings. I would definitely recommend Sarah Carmody Law, LLC when you need a divorce attorney.
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Posted by Emma | October 24, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
I would highly recommend Sarah to anyone going through a divorce or custody case. I used her services a few years ago for my divorce and again more recently for my custody modification. She is highly knowledgeable about the process, deals in facts, and was able to help us find a resolution that was the best course of action for my son. Sarah did a spectacular job of offering feedback and keeping the lines of communication open. I trust her 100% and would recommend her to anyone, without reservation.
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Posted by Reed | December 7, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Sarah was amazing!
Sarah helped me through a very difficult and complex custody case. She spent the time to help me understand all of the procedures that we were going though. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking legal council. Thank you again for all you did!
Posted by Ashlon | December 4, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Sarah is a Phenominal Attorney
I hired Sarah from out of state to represent me in a custody matter. She is extremely thorough, detailed and well versed in the subject matter. She does an excellent job of communicating the status of the proceedings. Sarah does a great job of providing fair and honest counsel regarding the legal matters. On trial day she was very well prepared and did a fantastic job representing my interests. She is a very good litigator and I highly recommend her for your use. In addition, she is a great person and my wife and I both appreciated her honesty, sincerity and genuine persona.
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Posted by Jennifer | December 2, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Grateful for Sarah
Sarah is a fair, open and honest attorney who takes time to understand the case and present what is best for all involved. She helps provide a rational point of view during challenging issues. Her paralegal does a nice job assisting when things are busy. I recommend Sarah and appreciated her representing me for child custody issues.
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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Sarah Carmody Law, LLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Partner
  • Swall, Carmody & Hutchings, LLC
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Partner
  • Buckley & Hutchings, LLC
  • 2008 - 2011


  • University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • Ball State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2003


  • Kansas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Executive Council Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Committee
  • Secretary
  • 2016 - 2017
  • American Inns of Court- Johnson County Family Law Chapter
  • Associate
  • 2014 - 2019
  • Clay County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Latshaw Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice
  • UMKC
  • 2008
  • Tiera Farrrow Award
  • Association of Women Law Students
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Law School for the Public
  • Law School for the Public- Judiciary Presentation
  • 2017
  • Continuining Legal Education
  • State Line Family Law Practice: Differences in Kansas and Missouri
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
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Divorce and separation Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Ms. Carmody for a number of years. We have participated together with the Johnson County Family Law Inn of Court, and have served together on the Family Law Section Committee of the Kansas Bar Association. I have always found Ms. Carmody to be client-focused, appropriately advocating her clients' best interests, and well-versed on exisiting Kansas family law. Moreover, Sarah is a delightful person to engage in conversation. Sarah has my recommendation for assisting her clients in family law matters."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked in the same office as Sarah and seen first hand the hard work she puts in for her clients and her commitment to them. She is a trained mediator and very solution oriented. I refer clients to her regularly."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Sarah Carmody. Sarah has been opposing counsel in a few cases that I have worked on. She has always strongly advocated on behalf of her clients while maintaining a professional and respectful presentation. If I am not able to help a prospective client, I do not hesitate to refer them on to Sarah."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Sarah and I were opposing counsel on a very contested divorce with children involved. We had differing viewpoints and difficult positions to pursue for our clients. Sarah was a professional to work with and knowledgeable in the area. She works hard for her clients."
Overland Park Divorce and separation Lawyer Sarah N. Carmody
Sarah N. Carmody
Divorce and separation Attorney
Overland Park, KS
Licensed for 15 years