Sarah grew up in Portland, Oregon, and is an alumna of St. Mary's Academy. She attended Oregon State University where she obtained her Bachelor's in Science in Political Science. Soon after, she continued her studies in Madrid, Spain, at the University of Complutense, and she received a certificate in Spanish Studies & Culture in 2012. Sarah achieved her J.D. at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon.
Upon passing the bar exam, Sarah began her practice in advanced reproductive technology and adoption law. Sarah's interests in these areas stemmed from her own difficult experience growing her family. Sarah and her husband welcomed a baby girl in 2019 with the help of their gracious surrogate and a thoughtful legal approach. Sarah provides a personal and professional perspective to the often difficult and confusing process of surrogacy. Additionally, Sarah offers a gentle approach while counseling birth parents and adoptive parents in their journeys through adoption.