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PARTNER

 

Sarah L. Wright

 

Sarah Wright's law practice is concentrated in the area of civil litigation, including domestic relations, commercial litigation, and employment. Ms. Wright is experienced in jury and bench trials, arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution processes. She is a member of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and has completed the Collaborative Divorce Interdisciplinary Team Training and over 40 hours of mediation training. Sarah has mediated family law matters since 2007 and is available to mediate or arbitrate any dispute.

Ms. Wright's domestic relations practice involves representation of husbands and wives in dissolution, legal separation, annulment and post-decree matters. She also represents fathers and mothers in paternity, maternity, custody, parenting time, and child support cases. Ms. Wright handles a broad range of commercial matters focusing on contractual disputes and business torts. Her employment practice consists primarily in the representation of employers, including providing counseling on employment contracts, personnel matters and policies and procedures.
 

 

Professional Experience

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Wright & Wright PLLC
December 2012 - present

 

Wright & Yonan PLLC
August 2006 - November 2012

 

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.
August 2004 - August 2006

 

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
September 1999 - May 2003

 

 

Representative Cases and Clients

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Obtained an annulment of marriage in a case where the parties were married for six years. The trial court�s decision was recently upheld by the Arizona Court of Appeals and received national recognition.

Representation of real estate developers, national and locally-based manufacturers, and other employers in investigating and responding to discrimination charges with the Arizona Civil Rights Division and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; all resulted in "no cause" dismissals.

Obtained defense verdicts in jury trials involving tort claims on behalf of mass public transit provider.

Representation of corporate executives in successfully resolving employment contractual disputes.

Representation of one of the nation's largest privately-owned mortgage companies in mortgage fraud cases.

Acted as assistant corporate counsel for national manufacturing company, supervising numerous construction based lawsuits filed throughout the United States alleging product liability and contractual claims.

Successfully defended real estate brokers in cases alleging claims including professional negligence, fraud, and breach of contract.

Representation of professional athletes in civil litigation matters.

 

 

Education

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D. 1999)

 

University of Arizona (B.A. Literature 1996) (cum laude)

 

 

Personal

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Ms. Wright was born in Carbondale, Illinois, and grew up in the Midwest, living in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri. Her family moved to Tucson in 1988 where she has lived almost exclusively since. She has traveled extensively, traveling around the world with her husband in 2003 - 2004. Ms. Wright loves spending time outdoors with her husband, son and two Boston Terriers.
 

 

Bar Admissions

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Ms. Wright was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1999.

 

 

Court Admissions

Ms. Wright is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Arizona and the United State Supreme Court.

 

 

Community Involvement / Special Recognition

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Ms. Wright is on the Steering Committee of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona (2009 – present) as well as the Steering Committee for the Arizona Women Layers Association (2010 – present).

 

Ms. Wright has maintained an active pro bono practice since her admission to the State Bar of Arizona that includes participation in the Volunteer Lawyers Program's Domestic Violence and Child Support Clinics and representation of clients in immigration, real estate, and domestic relations matters. In 2001, she was recognized by the Pima County Volunteer Lawyers Program with an award for Domestic Violence Attorney of the Year.

 

Ms. Wright is also a student mentor at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, and has volunteered as a tutor at Elvira Elementary in the Sunnyside School District. She is a past Board Member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (1999 - 2003).

 

In June, 2007, Ms. Wright was honored to be selected by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International to represent Southern Arizona, along with three other local businesspeople and professionals in a five-week vocational exchange to Fukushima, Japan. While there, Ms. Wright met with politicians and community business leaders.

 

Memberships

Tucson Law Attorney - Sarah Wright

Ms. Wright is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Trial Practice and Family Law Sections), Pima County Bar Association, and the Arizona Women Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

 

 

 

Wright & Wright PLLC

3390 North Campell Avenue, Suite 100, Tucson, Arizona 85719

Office: 520.512.5444

 

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