650 Poydras Street
Suite 2525
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 229-5700
(504) 617-7911

Sarah Cancienne

Sarah has represented and defended clients in all areas of litigation including personal injury, toxic tort, employment litigation, insurance, contracts, and collections areas. Her practice encompasses a broad range of transactional work, business law, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. Sarah’s practice has included general civil litigation on behalf of clients in both state and federal court.

She has experience in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including depositions, motion practice, and witness preparation. In addition, she has been a member of several trial teams in cases tried to verdict. Sarah has represented plaintiffs and defendants in court on a broad range of matters involving state law breach of contract claims, promissory notes, and legal actions founded on alleged violations of security agreements. She also has assisted with investigations conducted for clients to assess compliance with various state and federal laws.

Prior to entering law school, Sarah obtained more than five years of experience as a litigation paralegal. She also authored and presented, ’Skyscrapers Not as Good as Crawfish’: The Life of Elizabeth Bisland Wetmore, 1861-1929” at the “Court House, State House, Her House: Southern Women and Politics” Conference at the University of Southern Mississippi in March 2011.

Education:
Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, LA, J.D., 2015
University of New Orleans, Master of Arts Candidate: History, 2010-2011
University of New Orleans, Bachelor of Arts: History, 2010
University of New Orleans, Paralegal Certificate, 2009
Southeastern Louisiana University, Bachelor of Arts Candidate: History/Sociology, 2004-2006

Honors and Activities:
Journal of Public Interest Law, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2015
History Graduate Student Association, Member, 2010 to 2011
Phi Alpha Theta – National History Honors Society, Member, 2009 to 2011

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