Hamilton, Price & Marshall, P.A. would like to announce its newest partner to the firm, Sara W. Mapes, Esq.
Sara has been with the firm since May of 2020 and became a partner this August, 2023. Her main focus is Construction Litigation. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from New College of Florida in 2004 with a major in Biology. Thereafter, she worked as an Environmental Specialist for ten years before attending Stetson University College of Law. Sara earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Cum Laude from, Stetson in 2014 with a concentration in Environmental Law. During law school, Ms. Mapes earned the Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, the William F. Blews Pro Bono Award, and awards for achieving the highest grade in research and writing, animal law seminar, and land use law. Ms. Mapes also served as Biodiversity Fellow to Professor Royal Gardner, and was the recipient of the Sarasota County Bar Association’s Richard R. Garland Diversity Scholarship. Sara’s legal writing has been published in The Trial Lawyer, JustLaw, and The Lawyer’s Logbook. She is a Barrister in the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, a member of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “C”, which is Florida Bar appointed, and a member of the Sarasota and Manatee County Bar associations.
In her spare time, Sara enjoys spending time outdoors at her Sarasota homestead with her young son, two French bulldogs, and plethora of farm animals.