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Member Profile: Sarah B. Akins

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Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
17 Park of Commerice Blvd. #301
Savannah, GA 31405
Email: Click for email

Tel: (912) 417-2879
Fax: (404) 389-0831
Website: www.milesmediation.com

GA Chapter: www.GeorgiaMediators.org

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation

 

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ONLINE SCHEDULING: Sarah B. Akins
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Calendar Last Updated: 19 Sep 17
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Please click preferred date to submit an
appointment request TO THIS MEMBER's OFFICE


1) Please enter all requested details into the form, to assist this attorney's staff.
2) Your email will be routed directly to Sally 's assistant, Scheduling Coordinator
3) You will receive a response by email or phone, usually within 1 hour, confirming the specifics of your requested appointment.


NOTE TO FIRMS:

This free online scheduling service is funded by our Academy members.

 

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Sarah B. Akins has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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BIOGRAPHICAL:

Sarah (Sally) Brown Akins is a partner at Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams in Savannah. Sally has practiced in Savannah since 1993, after practicing in Atlanta, Georgia for two years. Since serving as a judicial clerk after law school graduation, she has been engaged exclusively in civil trial practice. She has handled cases involving premises liability, automobile and truck accidents, professional negligence (medical, legal and pharmaceutical) litigation involving counties and municipalities including civil rights cases and zoning cases, insurance coverage litigation and products liability. Sally is also a registered mediator and arbitrator.

EDUCATION:

  • University of Florida (B.A., 1987)
  • Mercer University (J.D., 1990)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board of Bar Examiners, 2014-present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), S.E. Georgia Chapter ;Charter Member; Vice-President, 2015; Secretary, 2014; Treasurer, 2011-13
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA) Member, Board of Directors, 2006-present; President-Elect, 2016-present; Treasurer, 2015-2016; Vice-President, 2012-2015; Editor, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Law Journal, 2011; Vice Chair and Faculty, Trial Academy, 2012; Editor-in-Chief, Georgia Defense Lawyer, 2013-2015
  • State Bar of Georgia , Executive Committee, General Practice & Trial Section 1995-present, Chairman 2000-2001; Member, Review Panel of State Disciplinary Board 2000-2006 and 2010-present, Chairman 2002-2003; Member, Disciplinary Rules & Procedures Committee 2005-Present; Chair – Law Practice Management Committee 2011-2012; Member, Advisory Committee on Legislation 2010-2015; Member – Bench & Bar Committee 2010-2015; Judicial Qualifications Committee Legislative Task Force 2016-present
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, President, Savannah Chapter, 1994-1996
  • Eleventh Circuit Historical Society, Inc., Georgia Trustee
  • Savannah Bar Association, Executive Committee 1999-2000; Chairman, Public Relations Committee 2001-2002; Chairman, Public Service Committee 2005-2006
  • American Bar Association, Georgia Delegate, Woman Advocate Committee, Litigation Section
  • National Council of Lawyer Discipline Boards, Treasurer, 2005
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Leadership Savannah Graduate, 2006
  • Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Fellow

Rates

Please call for details.

 

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Sarah B. Akins is a member of our GA chapter, Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at www.georgiamediators.org/sally-akins

 

 
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