Sarah Jane currently serves as the General Counsel for the Office of the State Superintendent in Washington D.C. As General Counsel, she is the primary legal adviser to, and legal representative of the State Superintendent of Education. Previously she served as an associate director in the Washington, D.C. Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel. She is an experienced trial attorney and law professor. She began her legal career in the juvenile unit of the Boston public defender’s office. She has held faculty appointments at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and the Detroit Mercy Law School. At Detroit Mercy, she created and directed a pro bono legal clinic serving children and families caught in the school to prison pipeline.