Graduating magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University, Sarah Giglio chose law because she wanted to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Earning her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, Sarah’s dedication to her clients is the driving force behind her practice. A talented legal writer, Sarah served as a Staff Editor and President of Dedman’s International Law Review. As a student member of the Association for Public Interest Law, Sarah earned a stipend to do public interest work after her first year of law school. The following year, as Vice-President of that organization, she took a leading role in the organizations fundraising efforts to provide future stipends to law students seeking public service internships.
Sarah’s litigation experience began while still in law school with an active role in the clinics offered at SMU, beginning as a student in the Child Advocacy Clinic and later serving as Chief of the clinic. After clerking at a firm specializing in civil litigation and an internship with the Dallas District Attorney’s Office, Sarah found herself drawn to practice of criminal law. Sarah began her career in criminal defense as an associate at Rosenthal & Wadas in McKinney, Texas, where she practiced until she moved to Shreveport. Once in Shreveport, she practiced at Elton Richey & Associates before opening Gilmer & Giglio.
Sarah is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Texas, and holds memberships in the National College for DUI Defense, the Louisiana Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Shreveport Bar Association, where she currently serves as Vice-President of the Women's Section, the Booth-Politz Inn of Court, Business Networking International, and the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier.
As one might expect, in her spare time, Sarah enjoys going to Texas A&M football games.