Sarah comes to the practice of law after years of experience as in nonprofit management, community organizing, and program design. She has founded multiple organizations, including the first needle exchange HIV-prevention program in the borough of Queens, and the Northwest chapter of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. Sarah holds a law degree from University of Washington, where she was a Gates Public Service Law Scholar. She also holds a Master's degree in history from Central European University, and a Bachelor's from the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies. She is also a proud alumna of Seattle Central Community College. Her areas of interest include immigration, prisoners' and accused defendants' rights, discrimination law, and organizational advising.
Henry is a seasoned attorney, with over twenty-five years of history in public service and litigation. As former counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, he has extensive experience in both the Legislature and the courts. Henry is an honored alumnus of the University of Washington School of Law. He focuses on general civil litigation, consumer and environmental protection cases, real estate law, and advising small businesses. He represents community organizations, municipal boards, and indiviuduals, providiong thoughtful advice and tireless advocacy.
Rachel brings to The Public Advocate a rich background in international human rights and corporate accountability. She is the co-founder of a nonprofit advocacy organization to raise awareness of human rights abuses against indigenous communities in Burma, and has written on and researched corporate responsibility in the Burmese extractive industry sector. Rachel is committed to opposing government misconduct, especially police abuse, and sees her work as the pursuit of a more just and equitable legal system. Rachel is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law and Pepperdine University. Her practice focuses on civil rights and criminal defense.