20 under 40: Sara Rodriguez
Name: Sara Rodriguez
City of residence: Port Lavaca
Family: Husband, Rocky Rodriguez; two children, daughter Fehrle, 3, and son Jacob, born May 4
Occupation/Business name: Partner at Kliem & Rodriguez, Attorneys-at-Law
Why she was nominated: She graduated college suma cum laude and went on to law school. She became a licensed attorney in 2005 and, at age 30, opened Kliem & Rodriguez, Attorneys-at-Law with her business partner. She is a conscientious, empathetic and loyal attorney and a business partner who adds value to each business and marketing decision. She remains active in the community, loves her family and is a strong role model to those she meets.
What does success look like to you? Success is being happy both personally and professionally. It's not necessarily making the most money, but being happy in what I do with my career and family, and helping people.