Sarah Ann Krause
Attorney Sarah Krause knew that she wanted to be a lawyer from a very young age. Her passion to advocate for others grew as she got older. She attended Central Michigan University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies in 2013. During that time, Ms. Krause was a legal assistant for a large firm and discovered that her passion was in criminal defense. Ms. Krause went on to study at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where she was President of the Criminal Law Society, headed a Child Advocacy Program, and worked as a law clerk at an area firm that specialized in criminal defense. Ms. Krause graduated with a Juris Doctor from UDM Law in 2016. After graduation, Ms. Krause volunteered at the State Appellate Defenders Office and worked as a law clerk at Cripps & Silver Law. After passing the Michigan Bar, Ms. Krause was hired as an associate attorney at Cripps & Silver.
In addition to criminal defense work, Ms. Krause works tirelessly representing clients who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes receive compensation under the Michigan Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act. Ms. Krause testified in March of 2018 in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee encouraging changes to the act to allow those who have been wrongfully imprisoned receive fairness in litigation of these claims. Ms. Krause continues to advocate on behalf of the wrongfully convicted.
Ms. Krause is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association, and Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan.
Areas of Practice
- 100% Criminal Defense
- Michigan, 2017
- University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
- J.D. - 2016
- Honors: Dean's List
- Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
- B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2013
- English (Primary)