Sara Saltmarsh Attorney & Counselor at Law
11782 Jollyville Road
Suite 202
(512) 476-1588


State Bar of Texas, 1987
The Florida Bar, 2004


Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1992

Professional Activities

Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Board Member, Collaborative Divorce Austin
Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of Austin Bar Association, 2017-Present
Board of Directors, Austin Bar Association
Adjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Law
Texas Family Law Foundation
Past President, Women's Law Section of Williamson County Bar Association
Williamson County Bar Association
International Association of Collaborative Professionals
Member, Collaborative Law and Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas
Member, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar

Honors & Recognition

Pro Bono Award, Travis County Women Lawyers' Association, 2009
AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell



B.A. in English
Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Florida State University

Honors in English
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Lamdba Iota Tau (English honor society)
Givens Distinguished Scholar
LBJ Intern at U.S. House of Representatives
President, Outing Club
President, International Relations Club
Journalist/Theatre Critic, Sundial and Flambeau Newspapers

Iowa State University
Teaching Assistant in English Department

Law School

University of Texas School of Law
American Jurisprudence Award in Marital Relations and Divorce, American Jurisprudence Award in Wills and Estates, TQ Best Brief Award

Professional Training

1990 - Settlement Week training/Travis County Bar Association
1998 - Travis County District Courts ADR 40 hour Mediation/Negotiation Training/ Texas Senate and Texas A&M University System
1998 - Family Law Mediation Training Seminar, 23.5 hours/South Texas College of Law
2010 - Advanced Collaborative Law Training/Collaborative Law Institute
2003-Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training/Lone Star
2017-Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training/The Florida Bar and South Florida Collaborative Law Professionals
2017-Advanced Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training/Nova Southeastern University
2013-New Ways for Families, 2-Day Advanced Training/High Conflict Institute
2015-New Ways for Families Update Training/High Conflict Institute