Sarah M. Simmons
Associate

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 Areas of Practice:

Education:

  • J.D., cum laude, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 2014
    • UH Law Review Outside Articles Editor, 2013-2014
    • UH Law Review Staff Editor, 2012-2013
  • M.B.A., Shidler College of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, 2015
  • B.S.B.A. (Finance) & B.A. (Justice Administration), summa cum laude, Hawaii Pacific University, 2011

Sarah M. Simmons
Associate

Sarah Simmons, an associate with Ashford & Wriston, was admitted to the Hawaii bar in 2014 and joined the firm in 2015. 

Sarah primarily focuses her practice on real estate and business transactions, estate planning, and probate law.  She is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of Hawaii and the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.  She is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. Sarah was born and raised in Paia, Maui.  

Professional Activities:

Before joining the firm, Sarah served as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Michael D. Wilson of the Hawaii Supreme Court, State of Hawaii, from September 2014 to September 2015.

During law school, her work included providing transactional services to local small businesses and representing the State of Hawaii in traffic court cases through the William S. Richardson School of Law’s small business and prosecution clinical programs.  In addition to her clinical work, Sarah also externed with the Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney’s Elder Abuse Division. 

Distinctions:

CALI award for excellence in Civil Procedure I, Legal Practice II, and Real Property II

Maui County Bar Association, Arthur T. Ueoka Scholarship Recipient, 2011-2013.