Sarah N. Escolas

Senior Associate
Member of the New York and Massachusetts Bar Associations

Sarah Escolas is a client-focused attorney who takes the time to listen and understand what individuals and families are looking to accomplish regarding their future and their legacy. She strongly believes clients are in the best position to make decisions and it is her role to educate and guide them. Based on that personable approach, she applies her in-depth knowledge of estate planning, clearly explains your options and helps you achieve your goals by integrating all the components of planning strategy. Her passion and sense of purpose shines through in both the quality of the attorney-client relationship and the legal work that transpires.

Attorney Escolas has over 10 years of experience in estate planning and family law. Prior to joining Donohue, O’Connell & Riley, Sarah was the owner of Escolas Law in the greater Rochester, NY area, providing collaborative representation and mediation services to resolve a wide-range of disputes, including will and trust cases and business law matters.

Practice Focus

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration & Fiduciary Services
  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Business Formation & Succession

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts


  • New England School of Law – Juris Doctor 2010
  • Niagara University – Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Criminal Justice, Pre-Law

Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association – member of the Trusts & Estates, Elder Law and Family Law sections
  • Certified in Collaborative Law
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) – Volunteer
  • Trained Mediator