Helping Families Navigate Life’s Legal Challenges

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Divorce doesn’t have to be nasty. The modern family doesn’t need to be in conflict forever. I’m here to help!

I am Sarah Pfeiffer, single mom, attorney, and fiercely positive legal advocate for all types of families.

I work with families to build a pathway through conflict that creates lasting peace, more financial security, space for personal and parental growth, and allows the adults involved to model healthy relationships for their children.

A better life is coming. I can help you find it.

Mission Statement

Law for the Rest of Us strives to create positive change in the lives of families in divorce, child custody, and child support conflicts by providing legal counsel, advocacy, and education.

Academic Credentials

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Visiting Student
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Juris Doctor, May 2010
Columbia University, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts
Circle in the Square Theatre School, New York, NY

Awards and Recognition

Rising Star: 2015, 2016, 2017
Rated 9.7 of 10, Superb

Public Speaking

“Myths about Mediation Busted: Integrating Appropriate Dispute Resolution into your Family Law Practice”
Solo and Small Firm Conference Louisiana State Bar Association (March 2017)
Better Law Practice Management
Disciplinary Diversion Program Louisiana State Bar Association (2016)
Integrating and Managing Limited Scope Representation
Four Corners Program for Continuing Legal Education, Louisiana State Bar Association (2015, 2016)
Better Divorces: Alternatives to Court
Solo and Small Firm Conference Louisiana State Bar Association (2015)
Family Law and Limited Scope Representation
Divorce at the Beach Alabama State Bar, Family Law Section (2015)
Reaching an Untapped Niche-The Limited Scope Representation
Marketing Mondays Louisiana State Bar Association (2015)

Professional Development

Harnessing the Power of the Master Mediator Instructor: Lee Jay Berman
LSBA ADR Section (2017)
Mediation Training Company (New Orleans, LA)
Advanced Family Mediation (2015)
Collaborative Divorce Alliance of Greater New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training (2015)
AFCC-LA State Conference: Restructuring the Family: Incorporating Different Needs & Perspectives into Your Practice
Mediation Institute (Oklahoma City, OK)
Family and Divorce Mediation (2012)
Collaborative Practice Training Instructor: J.Brumley (Dallas, TX)
Basic Training in Collaborative Practice (2012)
Collaborative Practice Training Institute (Roanoke, VA)
Collaborative Divorce Team Training for Collaborative Professionals (2010)
LSU Family Law Seminar
Annual (2013-2017)
LSBA Solo/Small Firm Conference
Annual (2014-2018)
International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners Conference
2010, 2013
9.8Sarah Louisa Pfeiffer
Flat Fees

Knowing how much your divorce will cost from the outset provides predictability and peace of mind. For simple and uncontested matters, we can quote you one fee for your legal matter.

Are We Right For You?

We aim to provide efficient and economical legal services to clients with civil parenting relationships and simple assets who are committed to resolving their legal issues without going to court.

Get Started

A legal strategy session is the best opportunity to get to know us and set out a plan for your divorce. Contact our office to determine which of our services is right for you.

Ready to start your new life? We’re here to help you!