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Sara A. Evanczyk, Esq. (f.k.a. Sara A. Willhite)

Sara received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, located in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1997, graduating with distinction with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Administration and Environmental Affairs and a minor in Economics. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law School, located in Boulder, Colorado, in 2001.

While attending law school, Sara worked as a law clerk for the Law Office of Stephen J. Harhai, a preeminent family law firm based in Denver, Colorado. After completing law school and passing the Colorado Bar, Sara became an associate with the Law Office of Stephen J. Harhai, where she practiced out of their Denver and Breckenridge offices for the next seven years before joining a local Summit County firm, and then opening her own firm, The Law Office of Sara A. Evanczyk, LLC, in 2010.


In addition to being a licensed attorney, Sara is also a trained Mediator, Child and Family Investigator, Parenting Coordinator & Decision-Maker, and Collaborative Law Attorney and Facilitator.


Sara dedicates her practice to family based legal services, offering Mediation, Parenting Coordinator/Decision-Maker, Collaborative Law, Estate Planning and Probate & Estate Administration services. Sara aims to achieve results that successfully balance the important social, financial and emotional issues in each case. She concentrates on efficiently finding solutions that meet parties’ needs while protecting their interests. Sara’s solid insight into the financial aspects of the Dissolution and Estate Planning processes allows her to work with clients, parties and attorneys to develop creative and effective solutions. Sara works hard to minimize the trauma of the legal process so that parties can concentrate on the new beginnings that resolution can bring.

Sara has lectured to Attorneys, Accountants and Mental Health Professionals on Family Law and technology issues, including the Denver Bar Association, the Interdisciplinary Committee on Child Custody, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Colorado Office of the Child’s Representative.

Presentations & Publications

  • Computer Forensics, Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai, 2002 AICPA/AAML National Conference on Divorce, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2002.

  • Paperless Law Office, Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai, Plenary Program, “Collision Course:A Parent’s Right to Parent versus A Child’s Right to Sanity,” Colorado State IDC Conference, Vail, Colorado, May 2002.

  • Tech Tools,Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai, “Tuesdays at the Bar,” Denver Bar Association, Denver, Colorado, May 2002.

  • Relocation Under Colorado Law, Presenter & Author, “In Pursuit of Excellence,” Office of the Child’s Representative’s First Annual Metro Area Conference, Denver, Colorado,June 2002.

  • Maintenance and Child Support Issues, Presenter & Author, “Domestic Law In Colorado,” National Business Institute, Denver, Colorado, June 2002.

  • Electronic Evidence, Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai, ABA Plenary Program, American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, Fall CLE Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2002.

  • Mindmapping: The Ultimate Case and Trial Organization Tool, Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai, National CLE Conference, Snowmass Village at Aspen, Colorado, January 2003.

  • Post Decree Matters Chapter,Co-Author with Stephen J. Harhai and Patricia A. Cooper, “The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law,” Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Inc., Colorado Bar Association/Denver Bar Association, Published December 2003, Updated 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2014, and 2015.

  • Psychological Testing: What it Does and Does Not Do, Co-Presenter & Co-Author with Drew Loizeaux, Bench and Bar Family Law Institute, CLE In Colorado, Inc., Breckenridge, Colorado, August 2006.

  • CBA’s Legal Lines Column, Authored Responses to Various Posed Questions, Various Dates.

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