Sarah E. Catherman
Sarah has been a licensed attorney since 2014. She earned her law degree cum laude from the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law after graduating with honors with an Associate’s of Arts and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Liberty University. Sarah is an active member of the Virginia State Bar, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and has pending membership with the Maine State and District of Columbia Bars.
During law school, Sarah was the recipient of multiple academic scholarships and a Public Law and the Legal Process Book Award, served in leadership positions within the Criminal Law Society and Icelandic Legal Exchange Program, and was one of just four students selected to represent the college in a short-term exchange program with the University of Iceland’s Law School. She also interned with the Honorable Jeffrey Ingraham of the Mercer County Court of Common Pleas (Ohio), the Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office (Virginia), and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.
Following law school, Sarah served several years as a Magistrate in central Virginia before leaving the judicial branch to join a general practice law firm. While in private practice, she focused primarily on criminal litigation and estate planning but also served as a Guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults and practiced in the areas of real estate, guardianships/conservatorships, and bankruptcy. In summer 2021, Sarah returned to her home state of Maine and joined Marden, Dubord, Bernier, & Stevens. Upon admission to the Maine State Bar, she will practice largely in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Real Estate, Business Law, and Criminal Defense.
Sarah grew up in Kennebec County and attended Winslow Public Schools. She now lives in Vassalboro with her husband and daughter and enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and animals.