Sierra Polston is a Legal Assistant in Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Washington, DC office. Sierra graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and a minor in Spanish. For her senior thesis, Sierra used data from the New York City Police Department to analyze its stop, question, and frisk policy for racial disparities in officer use of force.
While at Colorado College, Sierra spent four years on the Mock Trial Team. She also was a member of Colorado College’s Honor Council, a student-led body that maintains and enforces academic integrity on campus. In 2016, Sierra interned with the Victim Witness Department of the Colorado Springs District Attorney’s Office. In 2017, she interned with the Sex Offense and Domestic Violence Section of the United States Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC.
She plans to attend law school in the future.
- B.A., Colorado College, 2018