Sara Marken


Sara M. Marken, Esq., is an Assistant School Board Attorney for the Miami-Dade County School Board Attorney’s Office, handling tort litigation. Additionally, Ms. Marken serves as a liaison between the Office and the School Board Police Department. Ms. Marken joined the office in May of 2012. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Marken was an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defenders office. While representing indigent clients, Ms. Marken tried over seventy cases, both jury and nonjury.

Ms. Marken graduated cum laude from Florida State University in December of 2005 and received her Juris Doctor from Florida International University, School of Law in May of 2009.  During her law school career, Ms. Marken participated in the School’s Trial Team, serving as the team’s President during her third year of law school.  

Ms. Marken was born in Medellin, Colombia. Her family migrated to the United States in 1992. She is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Bar Memberships

  • State Bar of Florida

Practice Areas

  • Tort Litigation
  • Government Law


Florida International University, College of Law - Miami, Florida
  • Juris Doctor, May 2009
Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
  • Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts, Dual Major Political Science and Philosophy December 2005


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