Sara R. Yohn
grew up in Hampton, Virginia. She earned a B.S. in Economics
from Virginia Tech, where she was inducted into Phi Alpha Delta, a professional
law fraternity. Sara then moved to Winston Salem, North Carolina to attend Wake Forest University's School of Law.
While there, she served as a member of the pro-bono society's board, and
participated in the Children's Law clinic. After receiving her J.D. from Wake Forest,
Sara returned to the Hampton Roads area. She, her husband Brian, and her son
John Henry live in Newport News.
Since beginning her practice at Clancy & Walter, Sara has undertaken a
variety of legal matters including criminal, traffic, divorce, child custody
and visitation, child support, spousal support, wills, guardianship, and civil commitment.
Her main areas of practice include criminal defense and family law, and she is
interested in expanding her elder law practice. Sara is a member of the Hampton
Bar Association, a certified guardian ad litem for minor children and
incapacitated adults, and acts as a guardian ad litem representative for the
York County Court Improvement Program.