Sarah M. Cool


Sarah M. Cool earned her Juris Doctorate in 2010 fromSandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where she was a Berch scholar and Pedrick scholar. She is a past winner of the Jenckes Closing Argument Competition and a past editor of the Arizona State Law Journal.  Upon graduation, Sarah was awarded the W.P. Carey/Armstrong Prize for Achievement in Public Service.  She also was inducted into the Order of the Barristers.  Since her 2011 admission to the State Bar of Arizona, Sarah has practiced primarily as a family law attorney.  Sarah joined Franks Law Office in 2017 after working as an associate for The Baker Law Firm and Dickinson Wright, LLP (formerly Mariscal, Weeks, McIntyre & Friedlander, P.A.). .
 
Sarah handles a variety of cases including dissolution of marriage, paternity, relocation, and modifications of child support, legal decision-making, and parenting time. Sarah is devoted to her clients and works each case diligently. She has a history of successfully resolving cases both at trial and through mediation. In 2014, 2018, and 2019, Sarah was ranked one of the top ten attorneys under the age of forty by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys also recognized Sarah as a top attorney in Arizona for 2018. Sarah has been named a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star each year from 2014 to 2020.
 
Sarah is admitted to practice in the State of Arizona and in the U.S. District Court of Arizona. 
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, DESIGNATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
 
American Bar Association. Litigation Section; past member.
Maricopa County Bar Association. Member, Family Law and Los Abogados Sections; Litigation Sections; past member.
State Bar of Arizona. Member, Family Law Section. 
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member; National and Arizona Chapters. 
Adjunct Professor, Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, 2009-2012.
Hispanic National Bar Association Mentoring Program 2007-2011.
Coach, Sun Devil Undergraduate Mock Trial Program at Arizona State University 2007-2012.
Advocacy Program Against Domestic Violence, Member 2008-2011.
Chicano/Latino Law Students Association, Representative 2007-2010.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Beyond LaPrade: Incorporation Versus Merger, in State Bar Family Law Newsletter (2012).
Meeting Expectations: Arizona’s Approach to the “Potential Responsible Party” Notification and Coverage Under Commercial General Liability Policies, 42 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 381 (2010).