Sarah Patras

Sarah Patras

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Virginia
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Summary

Sarah Patras is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. She practices exclusively family law, representing clients in separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases, including a large number of contested cases.

Born in Nebraska, Ms. Patras grew up in Iowa and earned double B.A. degrees from Iowa State University. She then relocated to Virginia and graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law.

After law school, Ms. Patras clerked for one year for a Virginia Circuit Court judge, gaining valuable insight as to the inner workings of the Virginia judicial system. She then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. and relocated to the Fredericksburg area.

Ms. Patras is known for her commitment to her clients, and is a zealous advocate for their interests both inside and outside the courtroom. She was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2019 and 2020. Ms. Patras currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Justia.

Ms. Patras works in the firm’s Fredericksburg office, and represents clients in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and surrounding areas.

Education
University of Richmond School of Law
J.D. (2016) | Law
Honors: Cali Award for Excellence in Family Law (highest grade in class).
Activities: Journal of Global Law and Business, Manuscripts Editor; Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity, Vice-Justice; Moot Court Competition, Participant.
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Iowa State University
B.A. (2012) | Political Science, Communication Studies
Activities: Pre-Law Club, Vice President; Liberal Arts and Science Council, Pre-Law Representative; Alpha Omicron Pi, Treasurer.
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
- Current
Judicial Law Clerk
Buchanan County Circuit Court, Grundy, Virginia
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Purpose of the Guardian ad Litem in Virginia
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Filing for Child Support When Parent’s Location Is Unknown
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Co-Parenting and Virginia Custody Cases
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
Fredericksburg Area Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Richmond Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Virginia Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 90972
Member
- Current
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Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Virginia Equality Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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4th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Websites & Blogs
Website
Fredericksburg Family Lawyers
Blog
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Contact & Map
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Telephone: (540) 370-4140
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed