In this episode of Trial Lawyer View, host, Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., MSCC, CSSC, speaks with Sara Williams of Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys. We discuss her experience as a Black female attorney in the South, her thoughts on the practice of law, philosophies on educating future trial lawyers, and what she sees in the future for the practice of law.
Sara L. Williams is an attorney with Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys, where she handles primarily trucking litigation and wrongful death litigation. Sara has collected over $25 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients, including a $12 million dollar verdict against the Birmingham Max Bus system in 2017. Sara is an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Cumberland School of Law where she teaches Advanced Skills in Trial Advocacy and Depositions. She also serves as a coach for Cumberland School of Law’s nationally ranked mock trial teams. She is a 2003 graduate of Florida State University and a 2006 graduate of Cumberland School of Law.
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Sara L. Williams
Jason D. Lazarus is the managing partner and founder of the Special Needs Law Firm; a Florida law firm that provides legal services related to public benefit preservation, liens and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance. He is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Synergy Settlement Services, which offers healthcare lien resolution, Medicare secondary payer compliance services, public benefit preservation and complex settlement consulting.