Sandra has 30 years of legal experience and has tried more than 100 jury trials. She worked for the U.S. Department of Justice and District Attorneys’ offices. In addition, also served on the CJA Panel for the United States Federal District Court for those charged with federal offenses. Having worked as a Partner at a national law firm specializing in Native American Rights law, established her own practice, worked as a Directing Attorney for a non-profit California firm representing migrant workers, and most recently was a partner in a large civil litigation firm in Colorado.

A highly experienced and successful litigator having tried cases ranging from homicide and serial rape to high-dollar, complex white-collar crimes. She also has experience in civil practice including personal injury/wrongful death claims, construction claims, real estate transactions, civil rights actions, and family law.

In addition to her legal career, Sandra has simultaneously taught in many different legal institutions for over 15 years, been an adjunct professor at Creighton University teaching trial practice as well as served as faculty for the National District Attorney’s Association. She has taught a variety of legal subjects to paralegals and criminalists and conducted training for law enforcement.

She is licensed to practice law in Washington, Colorado, Utah and Nebraska.