Overview

Sarah has worked on numerous matters pertaining to antitrust law, products liability, general civil litigation, and patent law. She has drafted memoranda; orders for cases involving social security disability benefits, Section 1983, and state-law tort claims; and motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, and discovery requests for federal and state courts.

Sarah’s experience as the first line of contact for veteran clients as a PILI graduate fellow and in her work for a solo practitioner honed her ability to swiftly absorb key case facts, understand client goals, and quickly turn to developing creative potential solutions.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2019, summa cum laude
      Order of the Coif
      Order of Barristers
      CALI Awards in Civil Procedures 1, Contracts, Legislation, Federal Jurisdiction
      Indiana Law Journal, Online Editor
      ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Philadelphia Regional: Semifinalist, Best Respondent’s Brief (2019)
      Sherman Minton Moot Court Executive Board, Executive Problem Writer
      Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Judicial Extern
    • Ferris State University, B.S., Business Administration, 2015, magna cum laude
    • Ferris State University, A.A.S., Legal Studies, 2015, magna cum laude
    • Joliet Junior College, A.A., 2013, high honors

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

          Professional Memberships

          • Public Interest Law Initiative, Alumni Network Leadership Council, PILI Graduate Fellow Representative (2019)
        • Insights

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          Other Publications

          • “‘You Have the Data’ . . . The Writ of Habeas Data and Other Data Protection Rights: Is the United States Falling Behind?” Indiana Law Journal Supplement, Vol. 94 (2018) 

          Speeches & Presentations

          • “Accessing Justice: The Interplay of Design Thinking, Legal Education, and Technology,” Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equity, Access to Justice Symposium, Bloomington, Ind. (Feb. 2017)
        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          During her time as a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Graduate Fellow at the UIC John Marshall Veterans Support Legal Center and Clinic, Sarah worked closely with veterans to complete discharge upgrades and veteran’s benefits appeals.

          Civic and Charitable Memberships

          • Girl Scouts of America
          • American Legion Auxiliary