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.
Sarah recently moved with her partner Phillip and daughter Abigail to beautiful Ferry County, Washington.
Sarah opened her own practice in Spokane in 2015 and continues to help her clients with a wide variety of civil legal matters. 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 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. 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.