Sarah Randal Watchko

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Alpharetta, GA

Hill & Watchko, LLC
1815 Lockeway Drive, Suite 106
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Phone: 770-475-8041
Fax: 770-475-8950
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Elder Law (50%), Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sarah R. Watchko is a partner at Hill & Watchko, LLC, in Alpharetta, Georgia. Ms. Watchko dedicates her practice to elder law and estate planning and serves clients throughout the north Atlanta metropolitan region.

Ms. Watchko earned bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and psychology from East Carolina University, graduating magna cum laude. She attained her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law and is a certified elder law attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation. While attending law school, she gained experience in elder law at the Wake Forest University School of Law’s Elder Law Clinic.

Licensed to practice law since 2008, Ms. Watchko is experienced in matters involving trust and estate planning, estate administration, elder law (including Medicaid and VA planning for long-term care) special needs planning, and trust administration. Following law school, she served as a staff attorney at the Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Georgia Senior Legal Hotline. She went on to work at private Georgia based firms before joining her partner Cleve Hill at Hill & Watchko, LLC.

Ms. Watchko is an active member of her legal community. She belongs to the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s estate planning and probate section and a former chair of the association’s elder law section.

In addition, Ms. Watchko enjoys providing pro bono service to various organizations. These include the DeKalb County Probate Information Clinic, the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, and the Fulton County Probate Court Probate Information Center.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Elder Law
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Sarah Randal Watchko

Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.estatelawga.com/attorney/sarah/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • DeKalb Probate Information Center
  • DeKalb Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation
  • Georgia Senior Legal Hotline
  • Fulton Probate Information Center
  • Atlanta Legal Aid’s Georgia Senior Legal Hotline, 2008 – 2009

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Atlanta Bar Association’s Elder Law Section, Chair, 2012-2013
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Probate Section
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member

Educational Background

  • Wake Forest School of Law, Full Merit Scholarship Recipient, 2008
  • East Carolina University, magna cum laude, in Psychology and Philosophy, 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Georgia Certified Elder Law Attorney (“CELA”) by the National Elder Law Foundation, 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in the 2021 Super Lawyers in the area of Elder Law, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2018 Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in the area of Elder Law
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Office Location for Sarah Randal Watchko

1815 Lockeway Drive
Suite 106
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Phone: 770-475-8041

Fax: 770-475-8950

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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