Professional Associations and Community Activities

  • Family Law Section of Oregon State Bar, member
  • Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, member
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, member
  • Multnomah Bar Association, member
  • Washington County Bar Association, member
  • Clackamas County Bar Association, member
  • St. Andrews Legal Clinic – Race for Justice Committee, member
  • Multnomah Bar Association – CLE Committee, member
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine 2013 and 2014
  • Multnomah Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono Committee, past-member

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Parenting Time
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Paternity
  • Attorney for Child
  • Child Support
  • Modification of Judgments
  • Contempt and Enforcement of Judgments
  • Name Change
  • Stalking Orders
  • Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders
  • Resolution of family law cases through alternative dispute resolution models, including mediation and settlement conferences

Education and State Bar Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar Member since 2003
  • Juris Doctorate, Willamette University College of Law, 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Washington State University, 1998


Sarah Brown is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law and a Portland native. Prior to joining Holtey Law, Sarah worked as an attorney at Yates, Matthews & Eaton, P.C. Since 2006, Sarah has limited her practice solely to family law. Sarah understands both the legal and emotional complexities involved in family law disputes and will serve as a strong and levelheaded advocate. Sarah aims to resolve cases through mediation and settlement negotiations; however, if litigation is necessary she possesses the necessary experience and skills to serve her clients’ interests in the courtroom.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys hiking, kayaking, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

Phone: 503.224.9878

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