Sonora, CA
Modesto, CA


I specialize in helping clients who are navigating transitions in their personal lives.

Sarah J. Birmingham

Attorney • Certified Specialist in Family Law

Sarah J. Birmingham is an attorney at Gianelli Nielsen.  Sarah is a Certified Specialist in Family Law with the California Board of Legal Specialization.  Her practice areas include: dissolution of marriage, legal separation, property division, child custody, spousal & child support, domestic violence restraining orders, premarital agreements, co-habitation agreements, domestic partnerships, step-parent adoptions and guardianships. She also practices appellate law. Sarah attended Santa Clara University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in Italian.  She also received her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University, School of Law.

Sarah has been a member of the Board of Directors for The Center for Human Services since 2004 and was their past president from 2008-2010. She was formally a member of Soroptimist International of Modesto and was their past president from 2013-2014. She is the Vice-President of the Stanislaus Family Bar Association.

Sarah is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the United States Supreme Court and the United Stated District Court, Eastern District of California. She is a member of the California State Bar’s Family Law Section and the Santa Clara and Stanislaus County Bar Associations.

Sarah enjoys reading, traveling, running and going to concerts.

Non-Profit Organizations Sarah J. Birmingham is involved with:

Sarah J. BirminghamCenter for Human Services
The mission of Center for Human Services is to change lives and build futures through programs that strengthen and support youth and families.

Sarah J. BirminghamSoroptimist International
Throughout history women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender. As an organization of business and professional women we feel uniquely qualified to help women and girls live their dreams.

Sarah J. BirminghamShadow Chase Running Club
ShadowChase Running Club is a non-profit organization that promotes running and fitness related activities in the greater Modesto area. Year after year we make a difference in Modesto and the surrounding communities through our club activities.

Sarah J. BirminghamStanislaus County Bar Association
A voluntary association of attorneys in Stanislaus County. Striving to serve the welfare of the public by promoting understanding of the laws of California and the nation. Seeking to improve the administration of justice. Promoting professionalism among lawyers. Providing legal services to those in need of them and motivate its members to participate in civic/community service. 

Based in Modesto, CA with a location in Sonora, CA, Gianelli Nielsen, PLC serves clients throughout California.

© 2020 Gianelli Nielsen, PLC | Disclaimer
Estate Planning | Civil Litigation | Business Law | Real Estate Law | | Attorneys | About Us

Law Firm Website Design by
Amicus Creative