Sarah J Barnes is an attorney and trust officer with the Bank of Sun Prairie in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, where she handles all manner of trust and estate administration matters in the Wisconsin area and nationally. She previously was in private practice where she practiced in the areas of estate planning, probate, elder law, and frequently served as a court appointed guardian ad litem in guardianship matters. She has taught a number of continuing legal education courses, and has spoken to local and national level organizations on the topic of estate planning. Ms. Barnes earned her B.A. degree from Edgewood College and her J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School. Her professional memberships includes the State Bar of Wisconsin, Dane and Sauk County bar associations, Legal Association of Women, and the Madison Estate Planning Council. Ms. Barnes is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.