Director of Student Legal Services
Sarah Baum is the Director of Student Legal Services (SLS). In this role, Sarah oversees the SLS office, which provides free legal advice and limited scope representation to UIC students. Sarah has over a decade of experience as an attorney providing direct legal services in Chicago, first as a staff attorney with Legal Aid Chicago and then as the director of Student Legal Services at DePaul University. Before coming to UIC, Sarah served as the Associate Director of Academic Advising at the DePaul College of Law. In addition, she served as a part-time faculty member at DePaul teaching the award-winning Croak Community Legal Clinic, which works with community organizations to bring legal education to people in need. Sarah graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in American Studies, and earned her Juris Doctor from DePaul.