A little bit about us

The Law Offices of Sarah F. Summons LLC was established in 1986. Prior to the opening of the firm, the principal of the firm, Sarah F. Summons was employed as a Registered Nurse dealing with hands on life and death situations. She was the managing nurse of a surgical unit for several years followed by being in charge of an oncology unit for many years. She brought to the practice of law her compassion and sensitivity required to effectively attend to the clients' needs. She has extensive experience in the ability to listen and attending to the legal needs of clients.

The Law Offices of Sarah F. Summons LLC provides the type of experience and dedicated legal representation that you need during difficult times. She protects her clients' interests while pursuing realistic and harmonious resolutions; explaining the process each step of the way.

When faced with a legal challenge or controversy, Sarah F. Summons, an experienced advocate offers representation and the ability to pursue the case uncompromisingly, strategically and aggressively.


Sarah is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:

  • Connecticut State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts of New York
  • The United States Supreme Court

Sarah is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, The Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Fairfield County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is active in the community, serving on the Board of Ethics for the city of Stamford.

  • R.N., Melrose Wakefield Hospital in Melrose, MA
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies
    Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y.
  • J.D. from Pace University, White Plains, N.Y.
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  • Confidential and thoughtful consideration to your legal concerns
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    "Nurses dispense comfort, caring and compassion without even a prescription." Val Saintsburg
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    "Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse."
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    "When you are a nurse, you know every day you will touch a life or a life will touch you."
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    "Law is order, and good law is good order." Aristotle
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    "The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide."
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    "Justice delayed, is justice denied." Wm. Gladstone

    United State Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas greeting Sarah
  • Our Services
    • Family Law
      • Divorce
      • Alimony
      • Child Custody
      • Child Support
      • Domestic Violence
    • Criminal Defense
    • DUI / Traffic Violations
    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Wills / Trusts / Estates
      • Living wills
      • Health care directives
      • Power of attorney
      • Guardianships
    • Justice of the Peace
    • Notary Public
  • Why we are Different?
    My priority and focus is the welfare of the client rather than the billable hours.