Sara has unique experience in being fully capable of handling both transactional and litigation matters, with a special emphasis in agribusiness and agriculture.
Sara’s transactional practice includes assisting clients with the purchase, sale, leasing, financing, and development of real estate; resolving title, zoning and environmental issues; business formation, governance and succession planning; and loan documentation for commercial lenders.
Sara also has significant experience in the area of estates and trusts from litigating estate and trust disputes, to guiding clients on estate plans, and counseling families through the process of administering estates and trusts.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Sara worked at the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum as a Registrar where she organized and installed exhibitions. She conveys the creativity, collaborative nature and organizational skills associated with her work in the arts into her career as an attorney. She maintains a close connection with the Twin Cities arts community while she practices law.
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1992
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Master of Public Affairs, 2017
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2000
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2000
U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 2001
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Board Member
Ballet Co.Laboratory, Board Member