A resident of Robinson, Illinois, for more than 28 years, Sara Davis earned an associate’s degree at Lincoln Trail College before graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Eastern Illinois University. As an undergraduate, Sara interned with Bluestem Magazine—a professional journal of literature and poetry.
Sara went on to earn her master’s degree in English from Indiana State University, where she also taught freshman composition courses. She then decided to pursue her Juris Doctor at Southern Illinois University School of Law. During law school, she was nominated for a number of prestigious awards and twice won the Public Service Award for her pro bono work with the Veterans’ Legal Assistance Program. Sara also received the Lincoln’s Inn Honorary Award for leadership and service and completed an internship with the Crawford County State Attorney.
At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, Sara focuses her legal practice on helping those who have been denied Social Security Disability and veterans disability benefits. Giving back to the community is very important to Sara, and she is grateful that her profession allows her to combine her love of the law, writing, and serving the community into a single career.
Sara is licensed to practice law in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and is certified to practice before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, and the American Legion Auxiliary.
In her spare time, Sara likes to golf, read, and volunteer in the community.