Title: Associate Attorney
Sabrina practices civil litigation at both the trial and appellate court levels. She is adept at conducting legal research, writing motions, and arguing in court. Her oral advocacy and writing skills have consistently been recognized throughout her career. She helps individuals and businesses alike navigate a variety of issues, including contract disputes.
Sabrina’s legal background is diverse. After law school, she clerked for the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, for the Honorable Maurice Portley. She analyzed briefs, conducted complex legal research, and helped write memorandum decisions and opinions.
After her clerkship, she served the community as a prosecutor at the Pima County Attorney’s Office for three years. There, she handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases and numerous felony property cases. She first-chaired about 60 bench trials and 20 jury trials. She was recognized as the MADD Misdemeanor Prosecutor of the Year in 2015.
Sabrina subsequently joined the U.S. Air Force as a JAG Officer and was stationed at Hurlburt Field, FL. She was the officer in charge of discharges and non-judicial punishments. She managed a criminal prosecution caseload, drafted wills and powers of attorney for Airmen, and provided legal assistance. She was selected as a Judge Advocate Staff Officer Course Military Justice Competition finalist for her oral advocacy. And her professionalism was recognized when her commander selected her to meet the Secretary of the Air Force, as a company grade officer representative.
When Sabrina first joined Waterfall Attorneys, she primarily practiced family law for more than a year and helped clients through dissolutions, separations, and parenting time/legal decision-making matters. During this time, she also provided research and motion writing experience to the civil litigation and bankruptcy departments.
Pima County Bar Association (member)
Syracuse University (B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010)
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., 2013)
-Managing Editor, Arizona Law Review
Saving Face: Regulating Law Enforcement’s Use of Mobile Facial Recognition Technology & Iris Scans, 55 Ariz. L. Rev. 201 (2013).