CONTACTS

Tel: (805) 962-0011, ext. 123
Fax: (805) 965-3978
sboyd@ppplaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Civil Litigation
Employment
Public Entity

EXPERIENCE

Ms. Boyd has practiced civil litigation pre-litigation consultation to resolution, including discovery, law and motion, mediation, trial, and writs and appeals. Ms. Boyd’s background in civil defense gives her the unique advantage of spotting issues early on for both potential plaintiffs and defendants, and the corresponding skills to resolve these issues.  Litigation is the last resort, and Ms. Boyd has extensive experience negotiating to resolve matters as effectively and efficiently as possible. If litigation becomes necessary, Ms. Boyd has the analytical skills to carry cases through trial and appeal.

EDUCATION

  • ​University of California, Santa Barbara, (B.A. magna cum laude in Psychology and Italian Studies)
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, (J.D., cum laude 2010)

ADMISSIONS

  • California State Bar
  • United States Central District Court

MEMEBERSHIPS

  • ​The State Bar of California
  • California Women Lawyers
  • Santa Barbara Barristers
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers
  • Santa Ynez Valley Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • ​California Women Lawyers
  • Santa Barbara Barristers (Treasurer)
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers (Board Member, Past President)
  • Santa Ynez Valley Bar Association (Secretary )