Professional Experience

Sierra joined SKH in December of 2019 as an Associate Attorney.

Sierra was born in Santa Rosa, CA and was raised in Medford, OR. She studied Criminology and Criminal Justice at Southern Oregon University. After undergrad she worked as a Juvenile Justice Specialist for Jackson County Juvenile Detention. This experience gave her a passion for the legal field and for youth in and out of the system. Sierra moved back to the bay area to attend law school at Golden Gate University with an academic scholarship. During law school she worked as an extern for Schoenberg Family Law in San Francisco. She was also fortunate enough to work for her schools Veteran’s Law Clinic, helping Veterans obtain medical ratings from Veterans Affairs.

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA – J.D. – 2016

Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR – B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice – 2012

Professional Activities

Sierra is an active member of Oregon State Bar, the Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon Women Lawyers, and Phi Alpha Delta.

Community Involvement

Sierra is a mentor in the Oregon Rebar Program which helps JDs retaking the bar exam with added support and guidance throughout the bar preparation process.

Interests

Being somewhat new to the Portland area, Sierra enjoys exploring both the city and the beautiful outdoors here in the PNW. She is a huge Timbers and Thorns fan, who has no problem going hoarse at a match any time. She enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, mentoring youth, her pets, and playing billiards.