Sara Fechtelkotter is an Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow at Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Her work involves protecting victims' rights in criminal matters, representing victims in civil cases, and advocating for victims in administrative proceedings. She also serves on the leadership team for the Anchorage Alliance for Violence Prevention.
Prior to Alaska Legal Services Corporation, Sara worked as a judicial law clerk for an Alaska trial court judge. She first made her way to Alaska for a Justice John Paul Stevens Fellowship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office of Counsel, Alaska District. She returned to Alaska as soon as she received her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. During law school, she co-authored a book chapter and law review article about arctic offshore drilling, served as the President of the Environmental and Energy Law Society, and worked part-time for the Minnesota Department of Commerce. As an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, she graduated summa cum laude, receiving both a B.S. in environmental science and a B.A. in psychology.