In a world where remarkable women continue to break barriers and inspire others through their dedication and unwavering spirit, one name stands out: Sarah René Sticklen-McDonnell. Recently recognized as Inside Columbia’s “Woman to Watch,” Sarah Sticklen-McDonnell’s journey as a lawyer has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her story reflects the passion, determination, and commitment that make her a shining star in the legal community.
Fight for the Underdog
“Being able to fight for the underdog is the most meaningful part of Sarah René Sticklen-McDonnell’s job as a lawyer. ‘I get to know my clients and their stories very well,’ she says. ‘I take great pride in my responsibility to be their voice during such a tough time in their lives.’”
These words encapsulate the essence of Sarah’s career, a path she has chosen to tread since day one. At Sticklen & Sticklen, Sarah and her dedicated team work tirelessly to provide assistance when people need it most, especially in the aftermath of accidents. Their mission is not just about legal representation; it’s about alleviating the financial and emotional burdens that often accompany such trying times.
Sarah’s Career Journey
Sticklen & Sticklen is exclusively focused on assisting accident victims, positioning themselves as one of the leading personal injury law firms in Missouri. But what led Sarah to practice in this area of law? Her journey took her from law firms in Chicago, Columbia, and Miami, but it was her realization that she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps by handling injury claims that ultimately defined her legal career.
However, it’s not just about the cases she takes on; it’s about the unique perspective she brings to her work. As Sarah notes, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to being a woman or a female attorney. Instead, her advice to aspiring women in the legal field is simple but powerful: “Just focus on being there for clients when they need it most.”
While it’s undeniable that being a woman in the legal field can present its own set of challenges, it also brings with it significant rewards. For Sarah, being recognized as a “Woman to Watch” is a dream come true. She acknowledges the importance of standing up for what she believes in and the positive impact she can have on her community and the world.
Having a Voice at the Table
“I am honored to be featured with a group of women in my community who aren’t afraid to stand up for what they know will make our community, and our world, a better place,” Sarah declares. Her journey serves as an inspiring reminder that there is nothing holding women back from making their mark in any field.
To Sarah Sticklen-McDonnell, being a “Woman to Watch” isn’t just about having a seat at the table in a male-dominated field; it’s about having a voice at the table. Her voice represents not only her clients’ interests but also her commitment to lending a hand and guiding others through what could otherwise be a scary and life-altering time.
In her own words, “If I, with my license to practice law, don’t stand up for someone who is being taken advantage of, then who will?”
Sarah Sticklen-McDonnell is not just a woman to watch; she is a woman to admire, an advocate for justice, and an inspiration to all. Her dedication to her clients and her community is a testament to the impact one person can have when they follow their passion and use their voice for the greater good. Contact us today for help with your case, you can contact us by filling out the contact form on our website.