Sarah J. Brown

Credentials, Education, Professional Associations and Community Activities

  • Oregon State Bar Member since 2003
  • Member – Family Law Section of Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, Member
  • Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine 2018
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Multnomah County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington County Bar Association, Member
  • Clackamas County Bar Association, Member
  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic – Race for Justice Committee, Member
  • Multnomah County Bar Association – Professionalism Committee, Member
  • Multnomah County Bar Association – Continuing Legal Education Committee, Past Member
  • Multnomah County Bar Association – YLS, Pro Bono Committee, Past Member
  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic – Night Clinic Volunteer



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



Sarah is the managing partner at Holtey Law. Sarah has extensive experience handling custody, parenting time, spousal support, complex property division, and large asset cases. Sarah understands both the legal and emotional complexities involved in family law disputes and will serve as a strong and level-headed advocate. Sarah aims to resolve cases through settlement negotiations and mediation. However, if litigation is necessary, she possesses the necessary experience and skills to serve her clients’ interest in the courtroom.

Sarah is a Portland native whose family has worked on the Columbia and Willamette rivers as ship and tugboat captains for generations. In her free time, Sarah enjoys hiking, kayaking, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.