BBGA Shareholder Sara Schramm was recently selected as a member of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Leadership Academy for 2023. AAJ is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organizations for U.S. lawyers. The organization’s mission is to defend the protection of clients’ rights, including Americans’ right to a trial by jury, and to uphold the integrity of the civil justice system.
Sara is one of 15 attorneys nationwide chosen to participate in this prestigious program.
Sara is also one of this year’s recipients of the AAJ Certificate of Recognition. The AAJ Certificate of Recognition recognizes AAJ members who have made contributions through membership, education, or fundraising to sustain and strengthen the organization.
The Leadership Academy provides training to highly qualified lawyers to help make them more effective leaders in the legal field and within their communities.
“I am humbled and honored to be selected for AAJ’s 2023 Leadership Academy class and to receive this special recognition,” Sara said. “Several of my AAJ mentors have been part of this excellent program and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to learn with my colleagues.”
Sara is a skilled personal injury attorney at Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. Her legal practice focuses mainly on product liability. Sara spends much of her time working directly with clients in a one-on-one setting. She uses her time with clients to gain a better understanding of their unique circumstances.
With more than two decades of legal experience, including time spent on both the defense and plaintiff’s side of personal injury cases, Sara is committed to working towards maximum recovery on behalf of each of her clients.
Sara is currently appointed in the Northern District of Florida to plaintiff leadership on the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Litigation in federal multi-district litigation and she serves on the Early Vetting Subcommittee on behalf of her clients and all clients nationwide.
In the local community, Sara serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in the foster care system and Vice-Chair of the Athens Area Community Foundation.