Sarah Durham

Sarah Durham

Post-Conviction Relief - Appeals - Habeas Corpus
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Texas
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Biography

I'm passionate about the research and writing intrinsic to appellate and post-conviction writ work.

After growing up in Decatur, Texas, and getting a master's degree in education, my first career found me teaching English in high schools in Decatur and Hallsville, Texas.

After much thought, I decided to switch careers and get a law degree at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law to focus on appellate advocacy. Law was a natural and seemingly inevitable choice as my parents both retired from jobs in the legal realm.

I frequently use and sharpen skills, including attention to detail and presenting the complex as comprehensible, when advocating for my clients across Texas and the United States.

On any given week, I may be writing a brief to one of the intermediate courts of appeals throughout Texas; preparing a writ of habeas corpus; or submitting a petition for discretionary review to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

While in law school, I completed and enjoyed internships and clerkships at federal and Texas state courts of appeal.

I served for two years as one of the founding officers of the UNT College of Law’s Christian Legal Society.

I'm also a State Bar of Texas Bar College Member.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Expungement
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24116309
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Blizzard & Zimmerman, PLLC
- Current
At Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorney, my focus is post-conviction, including direct criminal and civil appeals and writs of habeas corpus.
Education
University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
J.D. (2019)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24116309
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
441 Butternut Street
Abilene, TX 79602
Telephone: (325) 230-2751
Fax: (325) 455-8842