Sandy graduated with honors from Seattle University School of Law. During law school she was recognized as a quarterfinalist for the Moot Court Competition and received the top award in her Legal Writing II Class for best appellate brief. During her final semester of law school, Sandy externed with the Seattle City Attorney's Office with their Infractions Department. There she was responsible for negotiating with defense attorneys and representing the City in contested infraction cases. Before going into private practice, Sandy served as a law clerk in Snohomish County Superior Court, to the Honorable David A. Kurtz and later, to the Honorable Karen D. Moore. She is passionate about working with her clients to keep their driving records clean. Sandy is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Skagit County Bar Association. Sandy lives on Camano Island with her husband, their three children, and family dog. In her free time, Sandy enjoys hiking, trail-running, and being the biggest fan at her son's high school football games.