Sarah M. Morton

Sarah M. Morton is the Supervising Attorney in the Harrisonburg office.

Sarah received her B.A. in Government and Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2003. Sarah is a 2006 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was the 2005-06 Lardy Memorial Scholar, and the second recipient of the Conrad Kellenberg Award, which recognizes student dedication to bettering both the Law School and local communities.

While at Notre Dame, Sarah served as president of the Public Interest Law Forum, and was founding member and president of Legal Voices for Children and Youth, a new law student organization focusing on legal issues affecting children. She was Productions Editor for the Journal of Legislation, and interned in the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic.

Sarah joined Blue Ridge Legal Services as a staff attorney in October of 2006, and currently is the supervising attorney for the Harrisonburg Office. She has a varied practice. Sarah is admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia. Sarah has been an instructor at the statewide legal aid conferences in 2010, 2012, and 2013.

From 2008 to 2012 Sarah served on the Board of Directors for the Harrisonburg and Rockingham Thermal Shelter, a cold-weather homeless shelter based in churches and other houses of worship. She served as the President of the Board from 2010 to 2012, overseeing significant changes which resulted in balancing the organization’s budget while doubling the capacity of the shelter. Sarah currently serves on the Virginia State Bar Special Committee on Lawyer Referral.

She can be reached at the Harrisonburg office.

Address:
Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
P.0. Box 551
204 N. High Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22803

Phone:
(540) 433-1830 (800) 237-0141 (Toll free for clients)

Fax:
(540) 433-2202

E-mail:
smorton@brls.org