International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Phoenix Attorney
Sarah N. O'Keefe

Phone: 602.274.7611


Languages: English

Sarah joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2013 after completing an appellate clerkship  for The Honorable Patricia K. Norris of Divison One of  the Arizona Court of Appeals.  During her clerkship,  Sarah researched and analyzed novel issues in many areas of law including civil, criminal, family, unemployment, workers compensation, and juvenile to advise and recommend the resolution of appellate cases to rotating three-judge panels.  During law school she was a law clerk for Clear Channel as well as The Hassett Law Firm and was a reference assistant at the Ross Blakely Law Library. Sarah also completed a summer internship at Burch & Cracchiolo in 2011.

Sarah received her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and her B.S. in Finance from the W.P. Carey Business School at Arizona State University. She graduated from the Barrett Honors College completing her thesis on the Arizona Worker’s Legal Act: “The Arizona Employer Sanctions Law”.  During her studies, Sarah was awarded the ASU Center for Law, Science and Innovation Scholarship, the ASU President’s Scholarship and was a Pedrick Scholar.  She was a member of Gold Key International and Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society, and the Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity.

Practice Areas

Business & Corporate Law
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation

Areas of Concentration

Administrative Law
Business Litigation
Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
Insurance Defense Litigation
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation


J.D., cum laude, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, 2012
B.S., summa cum laude, Finance, W.P. Carey School of Business and Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, 2009

William H. Pedrick Scholar

Admitted In


Honors & Awards

Awarded Center for Law, Science & Innovation Scholarship 2010, 2011
Awarded ASU President’s Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2005
Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship, 2005

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Arizona

Community Involvement

Maricopa County Humane Society, Volunteer (2001-Present)
Habitat for Humanity Projects, Volunteer (2001-2005)
United Negro College Fund, Volunteer (2005-2009) organized Volunteers
for Muscular Dystrophy Walk (2008-2010)
Toys for Tots Drive (2001-2009)
American Cancer Society, Volunteer (2003-2006)
Feed the Homeless Projects (2001-2012)

Presentations and Publications

Associate Editor, Jurimetrics Law Journal
Authored “The Legal Impediments to Consumerism of Telesurgery”
Co-authored “Congress, Court and Commerce: Upholding the Individual Mandate to Protect the Public’s Health”, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 39 J.L.Med. & Ethics 394

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

702 East Osborn Road
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States

Law Firm Contact: David M. Villadolid

Tel: 602.274.7611

Fax: 602.234.0341



Member Since: 2009

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