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Sarah C. Gosling

Sarah C. Gosling Associate
Sacramento, CA
Telephone: 916-567-0400
FAX: 916-568-0400
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Sarah was born and raised in a small town in Michigan. At the age of 17, she moved to San Diego, California, on her own, seeking adventure. After eight years and two degrees, Sarah left San Diego for San Francisco to attend the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She received her J.D. in 2012, and was admitted to practice law in the State of California in November 2012.

Sarah’s practice focuses on medical malpractice defense. She has obtained defense verdicts in multiple medical malpractice trials as both first and second chair. Sarah is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a foster youth, and volunteers as a judge at moot court competitions and as a coach for moot court competition teams for both University of California, Davis and UC Hastings, Colleges of the Law, including coaching Regional Champions and National Finalists in the prestigious NAAC competition. When she is not working, Sarah is often traveling to new countries, spending time with family, or relaxing with her dogs.

Professional History

  • 2013 to Present - Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP, Sacramento, CA          
  • 2013 - Wilson Elser Moskowitz & Dicker, LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012 to 2013 - Contract Attorney, San Francisco, CA
    Family Law, Antitrust Litigation, Asbestos/Toxic Tort
  • 2012 - California Supreme Court, San Francisco, CA
    Extern to Justice Joyce Kennard


  • J.D. University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2012
    • Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition State Champion, 2010
    • Tulane Sports Law Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist, 2011
    • Moot Court Board of Directors, 2011 to 2012
    • Law Students for Reproductive Justice, President, 2010 to 2011
    • Civil Litigation Concentration, Certificate 2012
    • Pro Bono Society, Outstanding Achievement Distinction (150+ hours), 2010 to 2012
  • B.A., with Honors, University of California, San Diego, 2008
    • NCAA Women's Crew, Division II, Second Place National Finish, 2007, 2008
    • Coca-Cola Community All American Athlete of the Year, Division II, 2007


  • California, 2012
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2013
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2013
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California, 2013
  • United States District Court, Central District of California, 2013

Honors and memberships

  • National Association of Professional Women
  • State Bar of California
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
  • Queen's Bench Bar Association

Community Service

  • Recycled Pets Normal All-Breed Dog Rescue, Board Member and foster
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law Moot Court, Team Coach
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate for Foster Youth
  • Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic, San Francisco, CA, 2009 to 2013
  • University of California, Davis Moot Court, Team Coach
  • Univerity of California, Hastings College of the Law Moot Court, Competition Judge


  • Preparing for Trial. Association of Defense Counsel of Norther California and Nevada.
    Sacramento, CA, October 5, 2016.

Personal Interests

  • LuLaRoe Representative
  • Dog Rescue
  • Michigan Wolverines Football
  • Coaching Law School Moot Court Competition Teams
  • International Travel (26 countries and counting!)
  • Quality Time with Family
  • Stratford Shakespeare Festival
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