Levin College of Law

Sarah H. Wolking

Senior Lecturer and Senior Legal Skills Professor
Director, Prosecution Clinic

About

Sarah H. Wolking is a Senior Legal Skills Professor and Director of the Prosecution Clinic. She additionally directs the Externship Program at UF Law. Professor Wolking served as a state and federal prosecutor in Oakland, CA from 1992-2005 where she prosecuted nearly 100 trials, including multiple murder, sexual assault, and conspiracy. She was a professor at San Francisco Law School where she taught Evidence from 2000-2014. Professor Wolking developed courses in Evidence Advocacy and Education Law while there and received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. She was an instructor in Stanford Law School’s Intensive Advocacy Skills Workshop from 1996 to 2014 and in 2020. She additionally taught advocacy courses for NITA (since 1998) and USF School of Law (1997). Professor Wolking received her A.B. degree from Princeton University (with high honors) and her JD from Boston University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in both California (1992) and Florida (1994).

Education

J.D., Boston University School of Law
A.B., Princeton University (with high honors)

Teaching and Scholarship

Introduction to Criminal Practice, Prosecution Clinic, Externships

Courses

  • Criminal Clinic – State Attorney Field Placement
  • Criminal Procedure: Adversary System
  • Evidence
  • Externships
  • Introduction to Criminal Prosecution
  • Trial Practice
  • Wrongful Convictions and Factual Innocence: Conviction Integrity Review

Publications

  • Stanley L. Brodsky, Carroll M. Brodsky and Sarah H. Wolking. “Why People Don’t Sue: A Conceptual and Applied Exploration of Decisions Not to Pursue Litigation” The Journal of Psychiatry and Law Vol. 32 Iss. 3 (2004) p. 273 – 298