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About Sara

EDUCATION

  • Thomas Jefferson College of Law – San Diego, CA
    1996

    Juris Doctorate

  • University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
    1991

    Bachelor of Arts

  • University of San Diego High School – San Diego, CA
    1987

EXPERIENCE

  • LAW OFFICE OF SARA D. BRATSCH
    2009-Present
    • Specializing in all forms of criminal defense
    • 15 years jury trial experience
  • OFFICES OF HOUK & HORNBURG, LLP
    2008-2009
    • Associate Attorney
    • Attorney for civil law firm specializing in Estate Planning, Real Estate Transactions, Corporations, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.
  • COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS
    2008 Spring Semester
    • Adjunct Professor
    • Business law course
  • TULARE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
    2003-2007
    • Supervising Deputy District Attorney
    • Juvenile Delinquency Division -Oversight, training and supervision of eight Deputy District Attorneys assigned to the Juvenile Delinquency Division, Agriculture Unit, Dinuba Misdemeanor and Felony Prosecution Unit, and Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility.
    • Family/Community Protection Unit – Oversight, supervision and training of fourteen felony Deputy District Attorneys assigned to the Violence Against Women Prosecution Unit, Child Abuse Unit, Sexual Assault Unit, Major Narcotics Unit, Methamphetamine Manufacturing Unit, Inter-Agency Narcotic Enforcement Task Force Prosecution Unit, Child Abduction Task Force Unit, Sexually Violent Predator Civil Commitment Unit, and Sexual Predator Tracking and Registration Unit.
    • Tulare Felony Division – Oversight, training and supervision of eight Deputy District Attorneys assigned to the Tulare Court District Felony and Misdemeanor Division.
  • DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY – TRIAL ATTORNEY
    1997-2003

10 Years of Service Award - Tulare County

  • Lead Prosecutor in over 75 serious felony and misdemeanor jury trials.
  • Argued over 150 criminal motions in Court.
  • Researched and drafted over 100 criminal motions.
  • Assignments as a Deputy District Attorney included: Homicide Unit, Adult Sexual Assault Unit; Child Abduction Unit, Sexually Violent Predator Tracking and Civil Recommitment Unit, Major Narcotics Division, Interagency Narcotic Enforcement Task Force Unit, Juvenile Delinquency Unit, and Misdemeanor Team.

HONORS / AWARDS

  • Tulare County Family Services Trial Attorney/Prosecutor of the Year Award

MEMBERSHIPS

  • California State Bar Family Law and Criminal Law Section
  • Tulare County Bar Association

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900 W. Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

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