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Sarah Mills

Sarah Mills

The most recent Program Attorney, Sarah graduated from Simon's Rock College in 2005 with a BA in Linguistics, did some time in the NYC events world, and then returned to academia and graduated from New York Law School in 2012. Before joining Lawline, she worked in litigation management as a legal auditor, a job which made her lots of friends with partners at major law firms. She is a practical idealist, a cat lover, and enjoys defending bad weather and the MTA.

In Honor of the XXIII Winter Games: Olympic Controversies Through the Years

By Sarah Mills on Feb 20, 2018 10:45:00 AM in Hot Topics

Russian athletes banned - then reinstated - for state-sponsored doping. A high profile sports doctor outed as a serial abuser of hundreds of girls and young women, including several Olympic champions. Hackers targeting Olympics-related...

The Top Courses Lawyers Love

By Sarah Mills on Feb 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM in Hot Topics, CLE

I have a confession to make: I never leave online reviews, no matter how good the product or service. As an attorney who produces online CLE, however, I truly appreciate the thoughtful and eloquent feedback our viewers provide. It helps us...

Filming the Police: Getting to Know Your First Amendment Rights

By Sarah Mills on Feb 12, 2018 2:00:00 PM in Hot Topics, CLE

If you’ve been paying attention to media coverage of the #J20 inauguration protests, you know that a year later, charges against 135 of the 188 defendants charged with felony rioting have been dropped, and a similar outcome is possible in the...

Elder Abuse and Substance Abuse, Blockchain and Student Loans: February’s Top CLE

By Sarah Mills on Feb 2, 2018 11:30:00 AM in CLE

Although it may be the shortest month of the year, February at Lawline is packed full of great CLE. Catch up on your credits while you’re trapped inside anyway.

Year in Review: Our Top Women Faculty of 2017

By Sarah Mills on Jan 25, 2018 2:15:00 PM in Professional Growth

2017 was a powerful year for women. In January, more than three million women came together for Women’s Marches in dozens of cities across the country, and in October, the rise of the #MeToo hashtag created on online space for women to share...

December Lineup: Cannabis Insurance, New Media Strategies, Refugees from Central America, and Tax Reform

By Sarah Mills on Dec 4, 2017 11:30:00 AM in CLE, Lawline News

Thanksgiving is over, and the winter holidays are right around the corner, so December tends to give busy attorneys a well-deserved rest - and plenty of time to finish CLE requirements before the New Year!

Attorney’s Checklist For Changing Firms

By Sarah Mills on Nov 21, 2017 11:30:00 AM in Professional Growth, Law Practice Tips

The days when a young lawyer was likely to stay at one firm for their entire career are long gone. Most attorneys in today’s profession will change jobs more than once - potentially moving between firms and practice areas many times over.

Avoid These Terrifying Penalties for CLE Noncompliance

By Sarah Mills on Oct 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM in CLE

In time for the spookiest month of the year, here are some of the scariest penalties attorneys can face for CLE noncompliance.

Great State-Specific CLE for the Commonwealth of Virginia

By Sarah Mills on Oct 23, 2017 11:30:00 AM in CLE, Lawline News

With a selection of on-demand Virginia courses and October 31 webcasts, meeting compliance requirements should be as painless as setting your clock back on November 5.

Teaching Online Courses To Develop Your Practice And Grow Your Business

By Sarah Mills on Aug 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM in Professional Growth, Legal Marketing

As providers of online CLE, we spend a lot of time thinking about effective teaching and the difference between online programming and brick-and-mortar CLE providers. Obviously one key distinction is that at a live CLE program, both instructor...