Sarah A. Phipps

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500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202

Sarah A. Phipps is an associate practicing with the Litigation Practice Group in the Firm's Charleston, West Virginia, office.

Ms. Phipps received a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in paralegal studies from The University of Toledo in 2013. She earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from The University of Toledo College of Law in 2016. While in law school, Ms. Phipps was an Associate Member, Board 46, and the Executive Articles Editor, Board 47, of The University of Toledo Law Review.

Legal Experience
2016 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2015Jackson Kelly PLLC, Summer Associate
2014Honorable Jack Zouhary, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Judicial Extern
2012 - 2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Legal Intern
Professional Experience
2012Schlageter & Bryce Co., LPA, Temporary Legal Secretary
2016J.D., magna cum laudeThe University of Toledo College of Law
2013B.S., magna cum laudeThe University of Toledo (Paralegal Studies)
Bar Admissions
2016West Virginia
Court Admissions
2017U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
2016U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2016West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Writings and Publications:
  • Author, Note, "Conjunction Junction: What's the Function of  'Necessary and Proper' in the Legal Profession?," 47 U. Tol. L.  Rev. ( 2016)

Awards and Honors:
  • Judge James G. Carr Legal Writing Award Winner for Fundamentally ART:  Why the Supreme Court Should Recognize Access to Artificial Reproductive Technology as a Logical Expansion to the Fundamental Right to Procreate
  • Order of the Coif
  • CALI Awards
    • Legal Research and Writing I
    • Criminal Procedure
    • Reproductive Technology and the Law
  • The University of Toledo Law Review
    • Executive Articles Editor, Board 47
    • Associate Member, Board 46
  • Dean's Merit Scholarship Recipient
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