Sarah joined CLC as the Homeless Youth Project Staff Attorney in December 2018. Sarah, in collaboration with various community partners, takes guidance from a youth advisory council comprised of young adults seeking removal of various barriers to long term stable housing.
Previously an attorney in the Covington and Cynthiana Trial offices of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Sarah defended juveniles and adults in a variety of criminal cases. She also has represented clients in expungement, eviction defense, and protective orders as an attorney with Legal Aid of the Bluegrass.
Sarah is a 2004 graduate of Loyola University Chicago, where she majored in Religious Studies and minored in Social Work. She served a one year term with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Anchorage, Alaska 2004-2005 as a client advocate for Drug Court participants at the Alaska Public Defender Agency. She is a 2008 graduate of NKU Chase College of Law, where she participated in the Constitutional Litigation Clinic and initiated the Summer Public Interest Fellowship program. She is currently licensed in Kentucky and Florida. Sarah is on the board of the Mt. Washington Community Council in Cincinnati and resides there with her husband, daughter, and four-legged children.