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Sarah Boyce, Associate with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

Having previously worked for years as a criminal defense attorney, Sarah Boyce has extensive trial and litigation experience in Missouri state courts, the Missouri Court of Appeals, and in the federal district courts. Her practice now primarily focuses on premises liability, product liability, appeals, and other types of litigation.

Seminars

Presenter: Concealed Carry Law, Continuing Legal Education for the National Business Institute in 2019

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EXPERIENCE

Trial Experience

2020: Co-counsel for the defendant in a criminal trial in St. Louis City. After a vigorous 4-day trial, the client was acquitted of all counts.

2017: First chair for the defendant in a criminal trial in St. Louis City. After a 3-day trial, the client was acquitted of all felony charges and released.

Post Conviction/Appellate Wins

2019: Client’s conviction and sentence were overturned after the Court of Appeals determined that client failed to receive a fair trial. Remanded for new trial.

2019: Client’s conviction and sentence were overturned after the trial court determined that Counsel had successfully argued that the client received ineffective assistance of counsel during his guilty plea and subsequent sentencing.

2018: Client’s conviction and sentence were overturned after the Court of Appeals determined the trial court committed reversible error. Remanded for new trial.

2018: Client’s conviction and sentence were overturned after the trial court determined that Counsel had successfully argued that her client received ineffective assistance of counsel during his trial.

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ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • The Harmonie Group
  • The Lawyer’s Association of St. Louis
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

EDUCATION

  • Saint Louis University School of Law
    • J.D. , 2014
  • Northern Illinois University
    • B.A. in English in 2010; cum laude; Minor: Criminal Justice

LICENSURE

  • Missouri
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Missouri Lawyers Media: Up & Coming 2018; Awarded to young attorneys (40 and younger) who have made a positive difference in the practice of law in Missouri and whose outstanding contributions have them on the track for success.

BACKGROUND

  • Associate, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (Current)
  • Associate, Sindel Noble, P.C. (2017-2021)
  • Assistant Public Defender, St. Louis City Trial Office (2015-2017)
  • Associate, Veterans Advocacy Project (2014-2015)
Sarah Boyce
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