Seeking Justice

Sarah is proud to seek justice on behalf of employees who have experienced discrimination, harassment or retaliation based on their race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, or other protected status. In addition, Sarah works to seek justice for whistleblowers or employees who have been denied the protections owed to them under the labor code.

Navigating Life & Legacy

Sarah is passionate about empowering individuals and families plan and protect their futures through Life & Legacy Planning, Management, and Administration.

This includes not only preparation,  management, and administration of plans to handle estates and potential incapacity, but also plans to protect and care for loved ones, in a manner consistent with their values.

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Sarah J. Nowels, Esq.

Sarah graduated Chapman Law as a JD/MBA in 2010 and was admitted to the California Bar and the Colorado Bar.

Sarah J. Nowels’ legal career has primarily focused on seeking justice for employees whose civil rights have been violated whether through settlements, jury trials, court trials and arbitrations.  As a result, she has been selected as a “SuperLawyer Rising Star” in Employment Law 2016-2020.

In addition to working with employees, Sarah is also proud to educate and empower members of her community to make the decisions that are best for them and their loved ones in their life and legacy planning, management and administration.

Sarah is also very active within the Orange County legal community. Her involvement includes serving as the current Orange County Women Lawyers Association Foundation President, on the Orange County Women Lawyers (OCWLA) Board since 2012 (executive board since 2016), serving on the Orange County Trial Lawyers board in 2018, serving as the 2017 Chair for the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) Legislative Resolutions Committee, serving on the 2014 and 2015 Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) Board of Directors and as the 2014 OCBA’s Young Lawyer’s Division (YLD) Chair. Sarah is also a very active member of the greater Orange County community.