Sarah Silbovitz joined SCPDA in 2011 after working as a law clerk to The Honorable Judge Joseph P. Wilson in the Snohomish County Superior Court. Sarah earned her B.A. at Vassar College and her J.D. at The University of Washington School of Law. During law school, Sarah worked as a legal intern at SCPDA and at the Office of Program Research for the Washington State House of Representatives.
“I became a public defender because I thought the system could work for our clients so long as they had dedicated and hard-working people advocating for them. I now know the system is broken, but I’ve stayed a public defender to fight injustice and to treat each person I represent with respect.”