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Meet Our Team



Sarah S. Johnston has spent her career working with families involved with the Juvenile Court system. Ms. Johnston has extensive knowledge of the policies and practices of the Missouri Children’s Division and the Family Court. Presently, Ms. Johnston focuses her practice on adoption in Missouri and Kansas and minor guardianships.

Ms. Johnston’s experience with adoptions extend to representing birth parents, adoptive parents and the minor child as Guardian Ad Litem through all phases of the adoption process. Ms. Johnston regularly handles contested termination of parental rights actions in the context of adoptions as well as agency adoptions, private adoptions, step-parent adoptions, adult adoptions and foster parent adoptions. Ms. Johnston represents Petitioners as well as the minor child as Guardian Ad Litem in both contested and uncontested minor guardianship actions.

Sarah S. Johnston


(816) 363-5466


Bar Admission

  • Licensed to practice law in both Kansas and Missouri


  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, 2000