SARAH K. DEUTSCH concentrates her legal practice in civil and commercial litigation and securities litigation. Sarah has experience practicing before state and federal courts, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Arizona Corporation Commission Securities Division and the American Arbitration Association.
Sarah graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude and Order of the Coif, where she earned a Juris Doctor. During law school, Sarah was a Member and Articles Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and participated in the Unemployment Appeals Clinic. In her third year of law school, Sarah was a legal research and writing teaching assistant, and a judicial intern to the Honorable Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
Prior to law school, Sarah graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University and the Barrett Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies. As an undergraduate, Sarah co-authored two articles on the popular television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and its effects on society.
Sarah is a transplant from Wisconsin. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and therapy dog, doing pilates and volunteering. Sarah was honored by The Junior League of Phoenix with the 2014 Sandra Day O’Connor Community Service Award.
COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (2008)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2010)
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of Wisconsin
Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court
The Junior League of Phoenix, Member
Gabriel’s Angels, Pet Therapy Volunteer
Banner Desert Medical Center & Cardon Children’s Medical Center, Pet Therapy Volunteer
CASA of Maricopa County, Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate
Maricopa County Girls on the Run, Running Buddy
Graduate of Barrett Honors College (2005)
Unemployment Appeals Clinic, Volunteer Student Advocate (2005-2006)
Wisconsin Law Review, Member & Articles Editor (2006-2008)
Judicial Intern for U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb (2007)
Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistant (2008)
Graduate of Arizona College of Trial Advocacy (2010)
HONORS, APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS
Joseph Davies Award (2007)
The Order of the Coif (2008)
Dean’s Academic Achievement Award (2008)
Rath Foundation-Frank J. Pelisek Law Scholar (2008)
Sandra Day O’Connor Community Service Award (2014)
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS RELEASES
“CSI and Forensic Realism,” Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture 2008 1:34-53
“CSI and Moral Authority: The Police and Science,” Crime, Media, Culture 2007 3:67-81