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Overview

Sara discovered a love for complex legal issues and arguments during an undergraduate First Amendment course.

As an attorney, she focuses her practice on commercial litigation. Business owners and entrepreneurs fascinate Sara, and she thrives on resolving their complex legal issues.

Sara enjoys getting to know clients, their companies and their industries. She understands how stressful litigation can be, with potential outcomes that can have huge consequences for a business. Known for her excellent and straightforward client communication, Sara makes sure to keep client needs and goals front and center.


Service

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Property, Civil Procedure, Lawyering I, Lawyering II, Jurisdiction, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Federal Income Tax, Professional Responsibility, Federal Courts
    • University of Kansas School of Law Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
    • University of Kansas Law Review, Staff Member and Articles Editor
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University
    • Strategic Communication, minors in Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Lawyers Association of Kansas City, Young Lawyers Section
  • Earl E. O’Connor American Inn of Court

Clerkships

  • The Hon. Julie A. Robinson, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • The Hon. Nancy L. Moritz, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Experience
  • In pro bono representation, secured dismissal of charges against auto dealer charged with failing to pay sales tax on vehicles bought at out-of-state auctions. 
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Outside the Office

A frequent traveler in the United States and abroad, Sara has visited 38 states and five continents.

When she is not traveling, she enjoys spending time with her rescue black Lab, Charlie.

Community Leadership
  • Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel
  • Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri