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Sarah is a Supervising Attorney at LACLJ.  She supervises LACLJ’s work on behalf of survivors of sexual assault and oversees LACLJ’s criminal justice advocacy and appellate work.  Sarah also provides direct legal services to survivors of sexual assault in several legal areas, including education, restraining orders, privacy, criminal justice advocacy and family law.  Sarah’s work focuses on expanding legal remedies available to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Previously, Sarah was a Senior Attorney at LACLJ, where she oversaw LACLJ’s appellate work and was responsible for special projects.  Prior to joining LACLJ, Sarah was a pro bono immigration and family law attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.  Before that, Sarah was a senior litigation associate in the New York offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP, where she represented clients in a broad range of civil and criminal disputes in federal and state court.  Sarah received her B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego and her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.  At Vanderbilt, she received the Carl J. Ruskowski Clinical Legal Education Award for her work in the school’s domestic violence clinic.  Sarah is the Secretary of the Board of the Legal Aid Association of California and has passed the exam to be a Certified Family Law Specialist.  Sarah speaks Spanish.

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