Associate Director (and Program Director for Youth: Education, Advocacy & Restorative Services)
Sarah has served as a restorative facilitator and Youth Advocate Attorney at the Legal Rights Center since December 2012.. As the Associate Director for the Youth: Education, Advocacy & Restorative Services program, Sarah manages all attorneys, Restorative Facilitators, Community Advocates and law clerks when working with young clients in schools or in juvenile court. Her role extends to policy advocacy as it relates to juvenile justice processes or prevention, with an emphasis on promotion of restorative practices.. Having expertise in both legal and restorative practice brings many invitations to participate within committees and networks, and to provide presentations for youth, educators, and other professionals who work with youth.
Prior to joining the Legal Rights Center, Sarah worked with youth as a public defender in Boston for 5 years. She is a graduate of the Northeastern University School of Law. In 2015, she was named an Up and Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer.