ABOUT SARAH

Education

Boise State University
Bachelor of Science, Political Science, Minor in History, 2009

Gonzaga University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2013

Memberships and Associations

Sarah is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Spokane County Bar Association. She is licensed to appear in the following courts: 

  • Washington Superior Courts

  • Washington District Courts

  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Washington

  • United States Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of Washington

  • United States Tax Court

  • Social Security Administration ODAR

Sarah served on the Board of Trustees of the Spokane Young Lawyers Division and is a founding member of the Spokane County Bar Association's LGBTQA Section. She is active with the Spokane Volunteer Lawyers Project and was named Women's Hearth Advice Clinic Attorney of the Year in 2014.

Experience

Sarah has been a solo practitioner since 2015,  representing clients in a wide variety of civil legal matters. She moved her family and office to Ferry County, Washington, in 2019.

 

Sarah began her legal career interning at the City of Spokane City Attorney's Office. She then moved into private practice as a legal assistant and later associate at The Whipple Law Group. During law school, Sarah maximized her opportunity to gain hands-on experience and found a way to help those who could not afford legal services by serving as a student attorney at Gonzaga's University Legal Assistance, a free legal clinic, in both the Tax and General Practice Sections. She was honored to serve as Interim Co-Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at Gonzaga University School of Law for three terms from Summer 2018 to Spring 2019. Sarah was also active with the Spokane Volunteer Lawyers Project and Center for Justice's Justice Night. 

Prior to law school, Sarah worked in a variety of fields including food service, youth education and recreation, and as an administrative assistant for the State of Idaho. She has always had a passion for helping people, especially the under-served parts of her community. Sarah incorporates her values and mission of service to others into her legal practice.