Sandra was raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota and obtained her B.A. from the University of North Dakota and her J.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Colorado and the United States District Court for Colorado. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, The American Association for Justice, the National Trial Lawyers, and Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Sande was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (2014 -2020) and was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017, 2018 , 2019, & 2021.

During her free time, Sande enjoys hiking, spending time with her family, and devotes many winter weekends cheering for the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey team.

If you feel you have a potential case in the Rocky Mountain Region, feel free to contact Sandra and her staff at The Sawaya Law Firm to see how they may help you.