Background

Sarah Beth’s areas of practice primarily focus on dependency, guardianship, property, real estate, and business law. Sarah Beth also serves her community by serving as a court-appointed attorney for children in dependency matters.

Education

Sarah Beth grew up in a Cuban American household in Olympia, Washington, where she graduated from Capital High School.Sarah Beth began her undergraduate program at University of Washington 1998. While there, Sarah Beth held a part time job working as an at-risk youth teacher to 7th graders at a Renton middle school and also volunteered with the Hungry for Homelessness project. In 2003 Sarah Beth graduated from the University of Washington with Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Business.

In 2004, Sarah Beth attended Seattle University School of Law. Throughout law school Sarah Beth was active in the Latino/Latina Law School Association, serving as the group's secretary during her third year and as one of the Social Directors, helping to set up their national parent organization’s national conference.Sarah Beth also interned at the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic in both the Child Advocacy Clinic and International Human Rights Clinic. Sarah Beth graduated from Seattle University with her J.D. in 2007, and was admitted to the Washington State Bar that same year.

Experience and Community Involvment

Sarah Beth began her legal career working as a criminal public defender representing indigent persons for both Snohomish County and Kitsap County. Sarah Beth appeared and litigated in municipal, district, and superior courts on misdemeanors and felonies.During this time Sarah Beth also volunteered with Kitsap County Youth Court; an alternative dispute resolution and education program for local kids, which acted as a peer group sentencing system for juveniles with the option of diversion in criminal cases.

In 2010, Sarah Beth left her home of Washington to follow her fiancée to New Hampshire where Sarah Beth studied and passed the New Hampshire Bar Exam. Sarah Beth and her husband started their own general law practice; The Huot & Huot Law Firm. During this time Sarah Beth also began working part time as an Assistant County Attorney for Belknap County and was their first felony juvenile prosecutor while maintaining an adult felony caseload as well. Later, Sarah Beth expanded her practice and focused on estates, property, and business law. While living in New Hampshire Sarah Beth volunteered with Hands Across The Table (a food service for those in need in the community), was a member of the local Laconia Altrusa Board, and was on the Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity Board.

In 2013, Sarah Beth temporarily relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado while her husband was mobilized with the Army to nearby Ft. Carson. While in Colorado Springs Sarah Beth continued to serve her local community as an attorney and volunteered with HEART (a homeless outreach program), the Marian House (a local food bank/service for the homeless), and TESSA as a state certified victim’s advocate. During this time Sarah Beth was awarded Volunteer of the Year by TESSA in their children’s program.

In 2014. when Sarah Beth’s husband’s mobilization ended the two decided it was time to move back to Olympia, Washington and start a family. Upon her return Sarah Beth began representing both adults and juveniles in dependency, termination, and post-termination proceedings in the Thurston, Mason, and Grays Harbor Counties, and continued her focus of law in areas of property, real estate, and general civil litigation.

Sarah Beth is a well-rounded attorney with a lot of experience in the areas of litigation, motion writing and arguments, negotiation, and mediation. Sarah Beth enjoys meeting with her clients and helping them navigate through the legal system in the most positive way possible. Sarah Beth’s career has provided her the additional skill to be able to discuss sensitive topics with both youth and adults when helping them through difficult times.