Sarah E. Ward is a Partner with Coffee Ward & Bower, LLP. Sarah Ward has practiced over 7 years in Belleville, Illinois, primarily in the area of family law and has represented families in St. Clair County, Madison County, Monroe County, Clinton County and counties throughout Central and Southern Illinois. Sarah Ward has extensive family law advocacy experience, including representation on behalf of clients in contested custody and removal matters, as well as those who are current or retired military personnel. Sarah Ward has presented at legal education seminars in St. Louis on family law topics, represented family law clients in the appellate court, and clerked for the SIU General Counsel’s Office researching and drafting memoranda on labor matters, bankruptcy and housing issues for the University. Sarah Ward received her Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University School of Law, her Bachelor of Arts from St. Louis University, is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the St. Clair County Bar Association, was selected as a member of the National Order of Barristers, a member of the SIU Law Moot Court Board Appellate Division, and was a student member of the Southern Illinois American Inn of Court.