“While it is always best to believe in one's self, a little help from others can be a great blessing.” - Uncle Iroh (Avatar)
Sarah was born and raised in Pictou, Nova Scotia, before making Halifax her home.
Sarah attended Mount Allison University and graduated with highest distinctions in her Bachelors of Science (Honours) in Psychology and won the best thesis in the Psychology Department. She then attended Dalhousie University for a Masters of Art in Health Promotion, specializing in community mental health, before enrolling in the University of New Brunswick for her Juris Doctor in 2018. Sarah graduated on the Law School Dean’s List in 2021.
While in law school, Sarah was on the executive of the International Law Society before assuming the role of co-president. She was also the program coordinator for Pro Bono Students Canada UNB Chapter during her second year, overseeing the implementation of UNB’s first Trans ID Clinic, which helped trans and non-binary individuals change their legal documents to match their identities. In her final year, Sarah interned with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate and represented UNB at the national Wilson Moot.
Sarah’s litigation practice focuses on Insurance Law, Aboriginal Law, Human Rights Law, Labour and Employment Law and Administrative Law. Sarah also provides advice on Wills and estate planning, helping individuals and families find the best options for their needs and stage of life.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her partner and their overly-spoiled cat, Yoda. She also enjoys bouldering, podcasts and filling her home with too many plants.