sara_a_turnerSara A. Turner

Sara grew up in Bluffton, South Carolina, and moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 2005 to attend the College of Charleston. She completed college in three years and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications in May 2008. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Sara attended Charleston School of Law and earned her Juris Doctor in December 2011. Sara took the February 2012 South Carolina Bar Exam and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in May 2012.

Sara initially worked with Axelrod & Associates in their Charleston, SC office before joining McCoy & Stokes, LLC as an Associate Attorney in December 2013. Sara’s main areas of concentration include Family Law, Criminal Defense, and Civil Litigation. Sara lives in Charleston, SC with her dog, Riley.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Magistrate/Municipal Criminal Charges
  • State (General Sessions) Criminal Charges
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Axelrod & Associates, P.A., Associate Attorney 2012-2013
  • Bluestein, Johnson & Burke, Law Clerk 2008-2011
  • Rosen, Rosen & Hagood, LLC, Legal Intern 2007; Summer Law Clerk 2010

 

Education

Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina

  • J.D. – December, 2011
  • Dean’s List: Spring 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2009
  • CSOL Ambassador 2010-2011
  • MUSC Presidential Scholar, CSOL spokesperson 2009-2010
  • Charleston County Student Bar Association
  • Health Law and Bioethics Society, Secretary

College of Charleston

BA – May 2008
Major: Communications
Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority (Executive Judicial Council 2008)