Sara E. Hire

Sara E. Hire

San Jose, California
800-970-3414 (Toll Free)

Sara E. Hire is best described as compassionate, open-minded and driven. From a young age, her parents taught her to use her capabilities to stand up for others who do not have a voice. Sara strives to be fair, diligent and steadfast in everything she does.

Sara has volunteered her time and talents to many different causes. Being of service to her community allows her to empower others to make choices in their own lives. By interacting with individuals from all walks of life, Sara’s core value of human dignity for everyone has been strengthened.

Prior to attending law school, Sara graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Political Science. There Sara decided that she would combine her understanding of bureaucracy and desire to assist others through the law.

After graduating Santa Clara Law School, Sara joined The Law Office of Lisa C. Bryant, Inc. to lead the social security disability practice. She also focuses on estate planning and elder law. Sara is passionate about assisting clients through the social security disability appeals process.

Sara is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) and the Silicon Valley Bar Association (SVBA).

Sara is a native of San Jose, California. She enjoys playing the piano, photography, and travel.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Social Security Disability
  • 25% Estate Planning
  • 25% Special Needs Planning

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2013


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    • B.A. cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Psychology and Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Advocacy
  • Witkin Award for Legal Excellence in Elder Law
  • Witkin Award for Legal Excellence in Negotiating
  • High Tech Excellence Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR), Member
  • Silicon Valley Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Temmerman, Cilly & Kohlmann, LLP, Law Clerk
  • Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Tax Preparer - Advanced Certification at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program - Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center


  • English