Sarah J. Arnott
Top rated Family Law attorney in San Francisco, CaliforniaVan Voorhis & Sosna LLP
Board-certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Sarah J. Arnott is a partner at Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP in San Francisco, California. Her vast knowledge in all aspects of family law, including dissolutions, custody, spousal and child support, enforcement and contempt proceedings, is unparalleled.
Furthermore, Ms. Arnott has demonstrated remarkable proficiency in cases related to domestic violence protective orders and premarital agreements. With her fluency in Spanish, she also extends her services to Spanish-speaking clients.
Hailing from New York and North Carolina, Ms. Arnott made her way to California to pursue her legal career at Santa Clara University School of Law. With diligent efforts, she obtained her J.D. in 2003. Prior to this, she graduated cum laude from Peace College, Raleigh, North Carolina, with a B.A. (1999) in liberal arts, majoring in Spanish language and human resource management. Moreover, she was admitted to practice law in 2007.
Outside her law practice, Ms. Arnott has demonstrated her dedication to her profession by actively participating in The State Bar of California and its Family Law Section, The Bar Association of San Francisco and The Florida Bar. Notably, in 2013, she served as the chairperson of The Bar Association of San Francisco's Barristers Club's family law section, highlighting her institutional capability and valuable contributions to advancing her field.
Before her tenure at Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP, Ms. Arnott gained invaluable experience working with various community family law organizations in Marin and San Mateo counties. While there, she provided diligent legal services to the underprivileged. Additionally, her experience in the nonprofit sector at the Family and Children’s Law Center in Marin County and at Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse in San Mateo County has equipped her with not only the legal acumen to excel in the courtroom but also with the emotional intelligence to navigate complex relationships outside of it.
Ms. Arnott is an accomplished speaker and author, well-versed in communicating her valuable insights to both her colleagues and the wider public. Notably, her unwavering commitment to securing justice for her clients has earned their trust and a resounding "Superb" rating on Avvo.
Practice areasFamily Law
Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Domestic Violence
- 100% Family Law
First Admitted: 2007, California
Professional Webpage: https://www.vsfamlaw.com/about-the-firm/sarah-arnott/
- Certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 2015
- California, 2008
- San Francisco Bar Association's Barristers Club, Chairperson of the Family Law section, 2013 to 2015
- State Bar of California, Family Law section
- San Francisco Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights / Successfully represented 3 asylum applicants, including one deportation defense case requiring a full-day trial before the US Immigration Court
- Super Lawyers®, 2022-2023
Office location for Sarah J. Arnott
601 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
- Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
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