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SARAH E. KAY, ESQ., BCS

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Sarah is a trial-tested litigator Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar who also is experienced in collaborative divorce. She is a Certified Family Law Mediator by The Florida Supreme Court and serves as a Guardian ad Litem.  Sarah is passionate about supporting her community by helping families resolve, reduce and perhaps even prevent family conflicts in positive, effective, efficient, and dignified ways.  Because Sarah is experienced in both private dispute resolution and litigation, her family law and special needs law clients can choose from options that are the most beneficial to their cases.  She is also mother to three children, two of whom have unique needs and gifts.  For Sarah, it’s all about family.  She offers a professional commitment to understand and embrace each family’s exceptional qualities.

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BAR ADMISSIONS

Florida, 2010
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Kay Family Law PLLC
Tampa, FL
Managing Member, 2020-Present

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta
Tampa, FL
Attorney, 2010-2019
Receptionist, File Clerk, Paralegal, 2006-2010

EDUCATION

Stetson University College of Law
Juris Doctorate May 2010
Graduated magna cum laude

Stetson University
Master of Business Administration May 2010
Graduated Academic Honors
Top 10% of MBA Class

Worcester State University
Master of Education May 2003

Gordon College
Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education and Spanish May 1999
Graduated summa cum laude

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Drive for Knowledge

Sarah is a life long learner. Not only has she earned a JD, MBA, M.Ed., and Bachelor’s degrees at the top of her class, she continuously expands her knowledge base through continuing education classes well in excess of the minimum requirements set by The Florida Bar and reading substantive non-fiction works for pleasure.

Tech Savvy

Sarah leverages her comfort with and skill in technology to provide cost-effective services to her clients.

Experienced in Educational Issues

When it comes to educational issues, Sarah has worked with public school systems as a teacher, a mother, and an educational advocate.

Legal Experience

Sarah has been working in the legal industry since 2006. From 2006-2010 she served as receptionist, file clerk, and legal assistant. She has been practicing law since 2010. She was admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for thee Middle District of Florida 2014 so she could litigate Hague Convention International Child Abduction cases.

Compassionate

Sarah understands from personal and professional experiences the challenges faced when raising special needs children while both parents are employed outside the home. She has lived in communities where she was part of the minority. Through understanding, Sarah can better help her clients achieve their goals.

Leader

Sarah has held numerous leadership positions in local and state-wide legal organizations. Of special note, Sarah served as the 2017-2018 President of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers and has been a member of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar since 2015.

Candid

Sarah prides herself on providing her clients with candid independent legal advice. It is important to her that her clients make clear and informed decisions.

Responsive

Sarah takes pride in responding to clients promptly. All inquiries receive a response in 1 business day or less. Most are even faster.