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Ms. Sarah Virginia Armstrong

Fulton County Public Defender's Office


Sarah is an Assistant Public Defender II in the State Court Division of the Fulton County Public Defender’s Office. She has represented hundreds of indigent clients facing DUI-related charges during her seven years of practice. She approaches each case with an unflinching recognition of the systemic inequities pervasive throughout the criminal justice system. Sarah is passionate about demystifying DUI investigations amongst her colleagues and debunking pseudoscience with Daubert litigation in court. Sarah is NHTSA and ARIDE certified. Sarah earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Emory University in 2010, and a J.D. in Native American Law from the University of New Mexico in 2015. Sarah, her boyfriend, and their dog return to the Southwest each autumn to hike amongst Anasazi ruins. Sarah also enjoys crocheting, playing guitar, and learning Portuguese.