Sarah M. Grago

Sarah Grago joined Howanksi, Meadows & Erdman as an Associate in 2015 and her practice is dedicated to family law matters involving divorce, custody, child support, alimony, adoption, Child in Need of Assistance (“CINA”) issues, third-party custody, prenuptial agreements, and settlement agreements.

A native of Catonsville, Maryland, Sarah is a graduate of Mount de Sales Academy (2007), and Loyola University Maryland (2011 – B.A. Political Science & Spanish, Phi Beta Kappa). Sarah graduated summa cum laude, and as a member of the Heuisler Honor Society, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015. There, she served as the Managing Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Forum; competed on the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team; completed 40-hour basic mediation training, and worked as a Rule 16 Student Attorney in the Civil Advocacy Clinic where she represented low-income individuals in poverty law litigation. She also received the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest (UBSPI) grant in 2014 to volunteer at an immigration non-profit (Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project, “PAIR”) in Boston, Massachusetts, where she provided legal representation to asylum and detention clients.

Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog. Sarah is fluent in Spanish.

  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2015, summa cum laude, Heuisler Honor Society
  • B.A., Loyola University of Maryland, 2011, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Mount de Sales Academy
  • Maryland Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2018, 2019)
  • MSBA Young Lawyers Section “Best Committee” Award – Membership (2018)
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section Council, Membership Committee – Chair (2016 – present)
  • Baltimore County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Committee (2016 – present)
  • St. Agnes Catholic School Board, Advancement Committee – Chair (2018 – present)
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Association (2017 – present)
  • Recent Development, In Re Sean M., 44 Balt. L.F. 91 (2013).