MEMBER PROFILE: Sarah B. Akins
 

Sarah B. Akins
Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
17 Park of Commerice Blvd. #301
Savannah, GA 31405

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

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 26 Jun 17

 





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ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)

 

Serving the following Judicial Districts & Circuits:

1st - Atlantic, Brunswick, Eastern, Ogeechee, Waycross
2nd - Southern, Southern Georgia, Tifton

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Sarah B. Akins has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Commercial/Business
Construction
Eminent Domain
Insurance
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Police
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Torts
Wrongful Death
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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)

Languages

English

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 & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Please call for details.


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