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Sarah B. Akins, Mediator, Savannah, Georgia.

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
Website: www.milesmediation.com
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Recognized to Georgia Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation

Biographical

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.


Case Experience

  • 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

Education

  • University of Florida (B.A., 1987)
  • Mercer University (J.D., 1990)

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

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