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Sarah Elizabeth Powell

About me

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it.  Autograph your work with excellence.”  - Vince Lombardi.


I enjoy the work I do and strive to do it the best of my ability.  To that end, I incorporate the values of hard work, passion and the philosophy of never giving up to everything I do. 






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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 34%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
    10 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

33 total 

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  • William David Shapiro

    Sarah is an exceptionally talented lawyer, knowledgeable, bright and filled with conviction. She is compassionate and dedicated to her clients always wanting to do the right thing. I have enjoyed working with her on several cases finding excitement and willingness to work being two more of Sarah's great qualities.


    William Shapiro Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey Scott Bullard

    Excellent attorney. Aggressive and gets results. Also handles civils matters and is as tenacious in civil court as she is in criminal court.


    Jeffrey Bullard DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bullard & Powell

198 N Arrowhead Ave
Suite 4
San Bernardino, CA, 92408

Bullard & Powell

15437 Anacapa Road
Suite 2
Victorville, CA, 92392

Bullard & Powell

8303 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91730

Bullard & Powell

6527 White Feather Road
Joshua Tree, CA, 92252



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Tests CertifiedLa Pier & Associates2016
Client Choice AwardAVVO2016
Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal DefenseNational Trial Lawyers2016
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - Criminal DefenseAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
Lawyer of DistinctionLawyers of Distinction2015
President's Pro Bono Service AwardState Bar of California2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Client Choice AwardAVVO2015
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
Pro Bono HonorsLegal Aid Association of California2014
Client Choice AwardAVVO2012
Donkey TrophySan Bernardino County Bar Association2011
Longest Drive - Golf TournamentSan Bernardino County Bar Association2011
Longest Drive Golf TournamentSan Bernardino County Bar Association2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerBullard and Powell2014 - Present
Senior AttorneyThe Law Offices of Michael A. Scafiddi, Inc.2008 - 2014
Associate AttorneyCihigoynetche, Grossberg & Clouse2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Teddy Bear Tymes PreschoolBoard Member2015 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaAttorney Liaison Team2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of Inland EmpireMember2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2011 - Present
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Legal Aid Society-San BernardinoVolunteer Attorney2008 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMemeber2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Fourth Circuit Court of AppealMember2006 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2001 - Present
International Law Association - TJSLVice President2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. John Doe - San Bernardino Superior Court - Victorville DistrictDismissed
Jane & John Doe v. Trucking Company - Riverside Superior Court - Palm SpringsSettled - $1,815,000
John Doe v. Bus Company - San Bernardino Superior Court - Central DistrictSettled - $1,500,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
BullardPowell.comTop 10 Things to Do or Not to Do When Pulled Over for DUI?2015
BullardPowell.comAre You Proposition 47 Eligible2015
Bulletin of the San Bernardino Bar Association"A Betrayal of Trust" - Satterwhite v. Elliott2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of California - Santa BarbaraHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Aid SocietyPost Conviction Relief - Reductions and Expungements2016
Legal WeekThe Ins and Outs of DUIs2015
Legal Aid SocietyPost-Conviction Relief2014
Legal Aid SocietyThe Struggles of Pro Bono Work2014
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtSAN BERNARDINO COUNTY LEGAL AID: Where it is going, and how the local bar can help it accomplish its objectives.”2014
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtLost in Translation: Effective Use of Translators in Court2013
Small Firm Practice SectionCivil Ramifications of Criminal Matters2010