Experience & Background

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in English and Sociology, cum laude, from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and her Juris Doctorate degree from the Tulane Law School. While at Tulane Law, Sarah held the position of Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Law & Sexuality and served as a Student Attorney for the Juvenile Litigation Clinic.

Sarah also participated in two law summer abroad programs, one at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany studying Mediation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution and the other at the University of Cambridge, Trinity College in the United Kingdom studying Immigration Law. Further, her Case Note, “Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A. C.C.: A Long-Overdue Victory for Estranged Same-Sex Parents in New York’s Highest Court” was published in the Tulane Journal of Law and Sexuality and her Article, “Attorney Sexual Misconduct: The ABA Update of Model Rule 8.4 and the Creation of Model Rule 1.8” was published by her Professor, Alan Childress, in the 2017 edition of his book series, Hot Topics in the Legal Profession.

After graduating with her J.D., Sarah received a Trial Advocacy Fellowship from the American University Washington College of Law, where she then graduated with her LL.M in Advocacy. Sarah has clerked for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, as well as various civil litigation firms in both New Orleans and the Washington Metropolitan Area. Sarah currently resides in DC with her partner, Kaya, their dog, Scout, and their cat, Adelaide. She collects vinyl records and loves to read in her spare time.