Sara's practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate, business and corporate law, estate planning and administration, agricultural law and intellectual property. Sara is certified with the 15th Judicial Circuit as both a mediator and guardian ad litem.
Sara is a member of the Stephenson County Bar Association, where she has served as secretary, the Jo Daviess County Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Sara is active in the community, having served on the boards of directors for the FHN Family Counseling Center, Boys and Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County, and the Senior Resource Center. Sara serves on the Board of Zoning and Appeals for the City of Freeport.
Sara earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in molecular and cellular biology, May 2005. She completed her J.D. at Northern Illinois University College of Law, May 2008. Since 2008, Sara has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a registered patent attorney. Sara has been practicing in Freeport and surrounding northwest Illinois since 2009. Sara is a native of Champaign, Illinois, with roots in western Illinois where her family has farmed for generations.