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About me

Sara Scott is an experienced attorney representing individuals, heterosexual and same-sex, in a wide spectrum of family law matters, from trial to the appellate level, in adoption, custody, divorce, and assisted reproductive technology.  She is a skilled mediator, collaborative professional and litigator, and a tough advocate for clients.  She understands the complex emotional, financial and legal challenges her clients face and she represents her clients with respect and integrity.


Sara recently moved home from Washington, DC, to be raise her son closer to family and to pursue a more balanced life.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    6 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Adoption: 25%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Camellia Javadi Jacobs

    Sara Scott is a highly competent family law attorney who works especially hard to remain on the cutting edge of Assisted Reproductive Technology issues.


    Camellia Jacobs Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sogand Zamani

    Sara is a highly capable and compassionate family law attorney. I have worked with her on numerous cases and strongly endorse her work.


    Sogand Zamani Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Sara S. Scott LLC

1745 Emerson
Suite 900
Denver, CO, 80218


DCActive 200607/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Rising Stars, Washington DCSuperLawyers2014
Rising Stars, Washington DCSuper Lawyers2013
Community Building AwardStanford University1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalSara S. Scott LLC2016 - Present
Founding PartnerZamani & Scott LLP2010 - 2015
AttorneyChildren's Law Center2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Family Law SectionMember2016 - Present
Alternative Dispute Resolution ConferenceCommittee Member2016 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2016 - Present
The Mediation Association of ColoradoOutreach Coordinator2015 - Present
Jefferson County Mediation ServicesVolunteer2015 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2006 - Present
Colorado BarMember2005 - Present
Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals of Montgomery CountyCo-Chair, Education Committee2013 - 2014
Collaborative Project of DCFounding Board Member2012 - 2015
Collaborative Dispute Resolution ProfessionalsSecretary, Board Member, Education Chair2012 - 2014
Collaborative Project of MarylandFounding Board Member2011 - 2014
District of Columbia BarCo-Chair, Family Law Section Steering Committee2011 - 2014
DC Association of Collaborative PractionersMember2010 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ex Parte in the Petition of J.C.F and H.A.Z, J.A.C., AppellantAffirmed.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford UniversityComparative Studies in Race & EthnicityABN/A
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest LecturerLitigating Child Custody Cases2013
Child Welfare SeminarAssisted Reproduction, Same Sex Adoption, and Family Law2013
Guest Lecturer Child Welfare SeminarSame Sex Adoption, Assisted Reproductive Technolgy and Child Welfare2012
Guest LecturerStarting your own Practice: A Practitioner's Perspective2012
Guest LecturerAssisted Reproductive Technology and the Law2012
Family LawGuest Lecturer: Nuts and Bolts of the Abuse and Neglect System2012
Guest Lecturer for Shady Grove HospitalUnderstanding Adoption Options2010